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Jun 12, 2017

Lorikeet name originated in the late 1700s

Photo: Flo Gabriel
(Trichoglossus muluccanus)

The Rainbow Lorikeets pictured at top were photographed in the Adelaide Parklands, Australia.   
It was submitted to the Guardian newspaper's 'Wildlife on your Doorstep' feature last month.
It's no surprise that this colourful, true parrot is the most commonly observed bird in Australia.

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Photo at left from Wikipedia.

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