Did you know?
The tip of the rainbow lorikeet’s tongue has small hairs on it to soak up nectar and juices. They are often given the nickname, the “brush- tongued parrot.”
James Lindstrom; Daisy Bean and Ari Borello; Peter Miller; Mary Ann Lasko; Sam Mancuso & Family
Rainforests, woodlands, parks in Australia, Papua New Guinea and Indonesia.
Around 10-20 years
pollen, nectar, fruit, seeds, berries, insects
Usually 2 eggs hatch after 3 ½ to 4 weeks
Illegal pet trade