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lorikeet

any of various small lories, such as Glossopsitta versicolor (varied lorikeet) or Trichoglossus moluccanus (rainbow lorikeet)
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VISITORS have helped Dudley Zoo raise more than PS1,500 for in-situ conservation projects throughout 2017 by purchasing pots of nectar to feed our rainbow lorikeets.
The two lorikeet chicks which are being hand-reared at Bristol Zoo
com,” says Martin Uniacke, CEO of Lorikeet Learning.
Surrounded by rainbow lorikeets and cockatoos, Oliver Voss, of the Capta Group which runs the Wildlife Habitat in Port Douglas, says it took only a few days to repair the physical damage from the cyclone "but months to recover from the stigma".
Or go truly wild on an expedition through the Lorikeet Lagoon in amongst the exotic colourful birds.
The IPCC lists a few examples among thousands of endemic island dwellers facing likely extinction unless we can get a handle on greenhouse gas emissions in short order: the Tuamotu sandpiper of Tuamotu Island, the Bristle-thighed Curlew of French Polynesia, the Manus fantail of Papua New Guinea, the lorikeet and rail of New Caledonia, the moorhen and Savai'i of Samoa, the Santo Mountain starling on Espiritu Santo, penguins in the Galapagos, petrels in Bermuda and seabird colonies from the Kerguelen, Crozet and outer Hawaiian islands, among others.
The Macquarie Dictionary Online also advises that a scaly-breasted lorikeet (a small, brightly coloured parrot), a type of yabby (freshwater crayfish), a native frog, a type of surfing wave or a psycho-stimulant party drug can each be colloquially known as "greenies" in different Australian communities.
The birds included a black-capped lory, eight pigeons, a salmon-crested cockatoo, a Goffin's cockatoo, 16 hill mynas, an olive-headed lorikeet, a purple-naped lory, and an umbrella cockatoo.
It is also home to a shark lagoon and lorikeet aviary.
Casuarinas are favored by parrots, and two most common kind found on the plantation are the rainbow lorikeet and the double eyed fig-parrot.
Gary Moore can reaffirm his outstanding run of form by landing the opener at Lingfield with Lorikeet.
Runner-up and pre-race favourite, Lorikeet, looked to be going well before the home turn, but could only keep on at one pace up the short home straight, having been matched at an in-running low of 1.