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Trichoglossus rubritorquis
Photo by tcollins
Location: Darwin


29cm. Medium to deep blue heads, red napes black-blue abdomen, yellow-green, yellow-orange, yellow-green underparts.


Northern Australia.


Regarded by some authorities as a subspecies of Rainbow Lorikeet.


Photo by tcollins.
Photo taken: Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia.


The diet includes insects, nectar, seeds, flowers, pollen, buds and fruits.

2 eggs are laid and incubated for 24 days. The young will fledge in 10 weeks.

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