VARIED LORIKEET FACTS
The Varied Lorikeet is a small pale green parrot. It is the only one with a red cap and white rings round the eyes. It has a lime green ear patch, blue around the neck and pink on chest. The female is duller with olive green cap.
Red-crowned Lorikeet, Varied Lory
eucalypt and paperbark woodlands, wooded areas along watercourses
mainly flowers, nectar and fruit.
nests in tree hollow. Lays 2-3 white oval eggs.
tropical north Australia from Fitzroy River in WA to Cape York in Queensland and south as far as Mackay
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:||Varied Lorikeet|