Loriinae

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Noun1.Loriinae - lories
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
family Psittacidae, Psittacidae - coextensive with the order Psittaciformes
lory - small brightly colored Australasian parrots having a brush-tipped tongue for feeding on nectar and soft fruits
genus Glossopsitta, Glossopsitta - a genus of Loriinae
genus Trichoglossus, Trichoglossus - a genus of Loriinae
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In the new walk-in aviary, the public can enter and feed the birds of which the colourful lories and lorikeets are a major attraction.
Oystercatchers; Ibisbill; Avocets and Stilts; Pratincoles; Plovers and Lapwings; Gulls and Turns; Skuas and Jaegers; Skimmers; Alcids; Loons; Sandgrouse; Olive Warbler and Solitaires; Pigeons and Doves; Parrots and Macaws; Cockatoos; Lories and Lorikeets.