Rainbow lorikeet

Description
Rainbow Lorikeets feed mainly on fruit, pollen and nectar. They have a tongue with a specially adapted papillate appendage to enable them to collect nectar from flowers.
Accession Loan No.
86/1996
Collection Class
Birds
Common Name
rainbow lorikeet
Simple Name
bird
Full Name
psittacIDAE: Trichoglossus haematodus (Linnaeus): rainbow lorikeet
Family Group

Collection Country
Australia
Collection Area Region
Australia and New Zealand
Collection Continent
Oceania
Phylum
CHORDATA: VERTEBRATA
Family
PSITTACIDAE
Genus
Trichoglossus
Species
haematodus

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