Musk Lorikeet (Glossopsitta concinna)
2322 Views – 18.06.2014
Featured in Alphabet Soup (Letter M)
The Musk Lorikeet is found on the coastal east and south-east Australia from south Queensland to the Eyre Peninsula in South Australia and including Tasmania. It is found in eucalypt woodland and along water courses where it feeds on nectar, pollen and blossoms as well as on cultivated fruits and seeds.
It has a bright red patch on the forehead which extends behind the eyes onto the ear coverts. The bill is black at the base with a reddish tip.
Canon PowerShot A650 IS
Shutter Speed: 1/80sec