Musk lorikeet


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(Zool.) the Pacific lorikeet (Glossopsitta australis) of Australia.

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Species included in this study were laughing kookaburra (Dacelo novaeguineae; n = 11), rainbow lorikeet (Trichoglossus haematodus; n = 6), musk lorikeet (Glossopsitta concinna; n = 1), crimson rosella (Platycercus elegans; n = 9), eastern rosella (Platycercus eximius; n = 1), galah (Eolopirns roseicapilla; n = 3), yellow-tailed black cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus funereus; n = 1), Australian magpie (Cracticus tibicen\ n = 4), tawny frogmouth (Podargus strigoides, n = 7), southern boobook owl (Ninox novaeseelandiae; n = 1), Australian hobby (Falco longipennis; n = 1), peregrine falcon (Falco peregrinus; n = 1) and brown goshawk (Accipiter fasciatus; n = 1).
Species like the swift parrot and the musk lorikeet are only found in southern Queensland every 15 to 20 years.
We have already seen hybrid rainbow and musk lorikeets in Tasmania, and the Indian myna would have catastrophic impacts on a wide range of birds in Tasmania if we don t work together to ensure it doesn t become established here, he said.