Parrots in the Wild
Scaly-breasted Lorikeet (Trichoglossus chlorolepidotus) By 2003 CONSERVATION INTERNATIONAL Scaly-breasted Lorikeet in Cairns, Queensland. This common lorikeet can often be found feeding in gardens on nectar, pollen and grubs. Bottlebrush (Callistemon) is a popular ornamental tree that it finds very attractive. This lorikeet is often found in company with the more numerous Rainbow Lorikeet - and natural hybrids often occur!
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Published on May 12, 2011