The Rainbow Lorikeet (Trichoglossus haematodus) is a species of Australasian parrot found in Australia, eastern Indonesia (Maluku and Western New Guinea), Papua New Guinea, New Caledonia, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu
G'day darling! Talking birds that escaped from Australian owners teach wild cockatoos to speak
Naturalists have reported a growing phenomenon of pet parrots that have been taught to repeat phrases by their owners before escaping from their cages and then passing on the technique to the wild flocks they join.
As I was photographing the rosellas in our backyard I looked up in one spot and saw this guy staring back at me! They roost in our trees about 2-3 times a year so it's always nice to see them. Do you have Facebook? Please consider 'Liking' my page! Explore: October 3 #53. My first photo to reach 5 figures in views, thanks everyone!
c. Australian Rainbow Lorikeets
Australian Rainbow Lorikeets. A noisy, conspicuous bird, usually in flocks, frequenting flowering trees, shrubs and domestic gardens. With a shrill screech and sharp chattering while feeding it lives wherever blossoms are available and primarily in the coastal lowlands of northern and eastern Australia, the Kimberleys to Cape York Peninsula, Tasmania and Eyre Peninsula. They are generally observed in pairs or in flocks