Trichoglossus haematodus (Linnaeus, 1771), Rainbow Lorikeet, Port Douglas, QLD, 20 November 2014
Rainbow Lorikeets flying over Merri Creek in the morning
Five observed in trees
Clearly used to being fed.
Seems like a common urban bird here.
Ad. Exhausted, thirsty, R&R, recovered, released 18-Oct.
Ad. Broken wing, put down.
Ad. Put down.
Ad. Gastro-intestinal, R&R, released 8-Sep.
Ad. Ijured wing, not broken, lively, R&R, About 90% wing movement, can fly and land ok, released 9-Sep.
Ad. Spinal injury, put down.
Ad. Brain injury, poisoning? Put down.