LITTLE LORIKEET FACTS
The Little Lorikeet is a small green lorikeet with black bill and red patch on forehead and throat.. The underside is yellow-green. Immatures are duller with less red on face and brown bill.
forest, woodland, treed areas along watercourses and roads
mainly flowers, nectar and fruit.
nests in tree hollow. Lays 4-5 white oval eggs.
coastal east Australia from Cape York in Queensland down east coast and round to South Australia. Uncommon in southern Victoria.
Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License
|Common Name:||Little Lorikeet|
Relatives in same Genus
Musk Lorikeet (G. concinna)
Purple-crowned Lorikeet (G. porphyrocephala)