rainbow lorikeet


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rainbow lorikeet

n
(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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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
Some species of Tasmania s birds are threatened by invasive birds, such as the rainbow lorikeet and the Indian myna.
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.
Mickey Rourke wept buckets over the death of his rainbow lorikeet, Lorenzo.
My favourite so far are the beautiful rainbow Lorikeet birds.
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).
The 33-year-old revealed one-year-old rainbow lorikeet Pepper took off from her old house in Celbridge, Co Kildare, on September 22.
I focused on four bird species, all native and common: Rainbow Lorikeet Trichoglossus haematodus, Noisy Miner Manorina melanocephala, Australian Magpie Cracticus tibicen and Eastern Rosella Platycercus eximius.