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Alternate name
Trichoglossus haematodus Scientific name 
Psittaciformes  Order
Psittacidae  Family   
25–30 cm Length
Tropical swamp forest, moist forest, dry forest, shrubland, plantations, 700 m, in:- Austrailia, Indonesia, Island of New Guinea, Solomons archipelago. Habitat-Altitude-Range
2 Eggs Incubated for 24 days by both parents. Clutch  
Fruit, seeds, pollen and nectar Food 
1344   Sub species Red-collared Lorikeet World Number

Least Concern


view photos   Photo by marj k all rights reserved December 26, 2005

Slideshow courtesy The Friends Of Worldbirds all rights reserved

Rainbow Lorikeet calls in flight
(Trichoglossus haematodus haematodus)Mike Catsis XC37838
01-08-2009, Indonesia


Video added  June 13, 2006 From  DrummondsPoint

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Austrailia:- New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Austrailia
Island of New Guinea:- New Guinea  Papua New Guinea,  
Indonesia:- Aru Islands, Bali, Biak, Flor?Lesser Sunda, Seram, Buru, Mollucas, New Guinea, Sulawesi, Sumatra, Sumba, Sumbawa, Island of Timor, Torres Group, Waigeo, Greater Sundas, Java, Lombok
Melanesia:- Bismark, D'Entrecasteaux Archipelago, Santa Cruz, Milne Bay Islands, Misool, New Britain, New Caledonia, Vanuatu
Solomons archipelago:- Solomon Islands, Choiseul Province, Isabel Province, Guadalcanal Province
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