rainbow lorikeet

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rainbow lorikeet

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(Animals) a small Australasian parrot, Trichoglossus haematodus, with brightly-coloured plumage
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Noun1.rainbow lorikeet - a kind of lorikeetrainbow lorikeet - a kind of lorikeet      
lorikeet - any of various small lories
genus Trichoglossus, Trichoglossus - a genus of Loriinae
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VISITORS have helped Dudley Zoo raise more than PS1,500 for in-situ conservation projects throughout 2017 by purchasing pots of nectar to feed our rainbow lorikeets.
3,12,13) These included a hawk-headed parrot (Deroptyus accipitrinus), a golden-mantled rosella, 2 cockatiels (Nymphicus hollandicus), a canary-winged parakeet (Brotogeris versicolurus chiriri), a kakariki (Cyanoramphus novaezelandiae), a blue and gold macaw, (3) 3 Swainson's Blue Mountain rainbow lorikeets (Trichoglossus haematodus moluccanus), (13) and an eclectus parrot (Eclectus roratus).
One of the new must-see attractions gives visitors the fantastic experience of seeing the park's beautiful rainbow lorikeets up close.
BEAK PRACTICE Griff and Gareth feed the friendly rainbow lorikeets The Rothschild's giraffe is classed as an endangered species with just 1,500 of them estimated to be living in the wild.
The incidents happened at Bristol Zoo Gardens last year and were shortly followed by further distress when three rainbow lorikeets escaped.
Just a week ago three rainbow lorikeets, usually found in Australia, escaped through a hole in their cage and flew off.
The silver leafed stringy barks had burst into white yellow flowers in the early spring, sending the rainbow lorikeets and other woodland birds into a dizzy of activity.
Surrounded by rainbow lorikeets and cockatoos, Oliver Voss, of the Capta Group which runs the Wildlife Habitat in Port Douglas, says it took only a few days to repair the physical damage from the cyclone "but months to recover from the stigma".