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Rainbow Lorikeet - Trichoglossus haematodus

Common. Resident. Usually in noisy groups, feeding on nectar, blossoms or fruit. Nests in tree hollows. Identified in flight by red underwings. Flight is swift, direct, above canopy or darting and wheeling between trees.

Voice: shrill screeching, raucous chatter.

Call 1: a group calls in flight
Call 2: continuous screeching

Photographs and sounds courtesy Merilyn Browne.

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