[Trichoglossus haematodus]
  Habitat: rainforest, open forest, woodland, heath, mangroves, along watercourses
    Size: 10-12"
  Weight: 3.5-5.5 oz
  Wingspan: 6.7 "
  Average Lifespan: 20 years
  Incubation Period: 25 days
  Number of Young: 2
  Conservation Status: Least Concern

 

 

 

- Also known as Swainson's Lorikeet or Blue Mountain Lorikeet.
- Though they may roost in flocks of thousands, during the daytime they move and feed in much smaller flocks ranging up to 20.
- It can hang upside down from a branch to reach the nectar and pollen of flowers.

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