Category: Trichoglossus

Trichoglossus euteles – Olive-headed Lorikeet

Olive-headed Lorikeet – Trichoglossus euteles (Temminck, 1835) – is a monotypic species endemic to the Lesser Sundas. Outside the breeding season they are seen in flocks with up to 100 birds, that are very noisy in their flight. When feeding and

Trichoglossus chlorolepidotus – Scaly-breasted Lorikeet

Photo credit: Copyright © Murray Hubbard – see  more of his photos at Instagram @birdsofaussie Scaly-breasted Lorikeet – Trichoglossus chlorolepidotus (Kuhl, 1820) – is a medium-sized parrot endemic to Australia. Next to the Rainbow Lorikeet it is probably the most common lorikeet in aviaries.

Trichoglossus moluccanus – Rainbow Lorikeet

Rainbow Lorikeet – Trichoglossus moluccanus (Gmelin, JF, 1788) – is a very colorful medium-sized parrot widespread native to Australia and Tasmania.  Rainbow Lorikeet was previously considered a subspecies of the similar looking Coconut Lorikeet but are now split into different species. They

Trichoglossus haematodus – Coconut Lorikeet

Photo: By Benjamint444 (Own work) [GFDL 1.2 (], via Wikimedia Commons Coconut Lorikeet – Trichoglossus haematodus (Linnaeus, 1771) – is a very colorful medium-sized parrot widespread in a large geographical range. They are very popular as pets or in aviculture