Coconut lorikeets T.haematodus subspecies massena
Flying through heading west.
I spotted this bird at the aquarium. It's very colorful and pretty
Noisy flock feeding on a coolamon tree (Syzygium moorei).
Drinking from a planted Red-flowering Gum.
Eyes that bore into your soul!
A loud flock of them drinking from the pink flowers of this arboretum tree (coolamon Syzygium moorei).
Trichoglossus haematodus (Linnaeus, 1771), Rainbow Lorikeet, Merimbula, NSW, 14 January 2014
The Rainbow Lorikeet is native to Australia, eastern Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, New Caledonia, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu. This was taken of one in captivity in St. Thomas.
This Rainbow lorikeet is a member of a flock of about forty birds, which are wild, but are acclimated to regularly visiting the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.