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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The green-naped lorikeet (Trichoglossus haematodus haematodus) is a small, brightly colored psittacine that is one of many subspecies of the rainbow lorikeet popular in captivity.
Pathogenic bacterial strains of this genus can be acquired in birds from ingestion, wound contamination or overgrowth of normal gastrointestinal flora (Filippich and Domrow, 1985).This report describes incidence, diagnostic and therapeutic modalities of clostridial enteritis in red lories (Eos bornea), rainbow lorikeet (Trichoglossus moluccanus) and green naped lorikeet (Trichoglossus hematodus hematodus) maintained at commercial parrot farm in Injambakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.
TWO tiny rainbow lorikeet chicks are being hand-reared by keepers at Bristol Zoo Gardens.
Mae 'na ddau rainbow lorikeet yn y |llun, yn bwydo ar goeden eucalyptus silver princess, prin lathen o lle'r oeddwn yn eistedd ar y feranda
And, over lunch, the inquisitive rainbow lorikeet soon got to grips with its new visitors - first perching on my shoulder and then taking a distinct liking to my lower lip.
Casuarinas are favored by parrots, and two most common kind found on the plantation are the rainbow lorikeet and the double eyed fig-parrot.
The 5,200-square-foot aviary features four subspecies of these birds and recreates the environment of coastal Australia--native habitat of the rainbow lorikeet. Although they are only 10 inches tall, these small, brilliantly colored, birds are virtually fearless.
Mickey Rourke wept buckets over the death of his rainbow lorikeet, Lorenzo.
Species affected included rainbow lorikeet (Trichoglossus haematodus), scaly breasted lorikeet (Trichoglossus chlorolepidotus), tawny frogmouth (Podargus strigoides), southern boobook (Ninox novaeseelandiae), laughing kookaburra (Dacelo novaeguineae), crested tern (Thalasseus bergii), crested pigeon (Ocyphaps lophotes), Torresian crow (Corvus orru), and grey butcherbird (Cracticus torquatus) (Table 2).
My favourite so far are the beautiful rainbow Lorikeet birds.