Varied Lorikeet

The Varied Lorikeet is 19 cm long. It is mainly green with short yellow longitudinal streaks. The lores, forehead, and crown are red. The beak is red, the bare eye-rings are white, the lores are bare, and the irises are orange-yellow. The upper breast is mauve with longitudinal yellow streaks. The legs are bluish-grey. In the female the red on the head is less extensive, and the breast has duller colours. Juveniles are much duller and are mainly green with an orange forehead, pale-brown irises, and a brown beak that is orange at the base.

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The Varied Lorikeet is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Varied Lorikeet (Psitteuteles versicolor) is a species of parrot in the Psittacidae family. It is endemic to northern Australia. More

The Varied Lorikeet (Psitteuteles versicolor) is endemic to Northern Australia, with a distribution range across northern Australia from the Kimberleys to Cape York. They are fairly common in the west and central part of this range, but are growing very rare towards the east. In some parts of their range the birds are nomadic following the supply of flowering or fruiting trees and shrubs. Like other lorikeets, the diet consists predominately of nectar, pollen and fruit. More

Varied Lorikeet foraging in blossoms © Ian Montgomery | More

Varied Lorikeet is the sole member of the PSITTEUTELES genus. Aviary Notes: Level Of Knowledge Required: Beginner / Intermediate / Advanced / Specialist Breeders Only. Government Regulations & By-Laws: Refer to " Government Laws " web page. Housing Requirements: Refer to " Lorikeets & Lories " web page for general details on the housing of Lorikeets & Lories or read on for specific details for this parrot. More

Varied Lorikeet • Iris Lorikeet • Goldie's Lorikeet Lorius Purple-bellied Lory • Black-capped Lory (or Stresemann's Lory) • White-naped Lory • Yellow-bibbed Lory • Purple-naped Lory • Chattering Lory Phigys Collared Lory Vini Blue-crowned Lorikeet • Kuhl's Lorikeet (or Rimatara Lorikeet) • Stephen's Lorikeet (or Henderson Lorikeet) • Violet Lorikeet (Blue Lorikeet or Tahitian Lory) • Ultramarine Lorikeet • Sinoto's Lorikeet † ₴ • Conquered More

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Did You Know?The Varied Lorikeet likes to leaf-bathe, that is, it rubs its body over leaves made wet by rainshowers and thus has a bath in the process. Species Profile Genus: Psitteuteles Species: versicolor Size: Adult Weight: 19cm (7.4 in) 50-60g (1.7-2. More

Varied Lorikeets - Pet Birds, Exotic Birds lories loris Australia - VARIED LORIKEETS Psitteuteles versicolor - Varied Lorikeets - Pet Birds, Exotic Birds lories loris AustraliaVaried Lorikeets - Pet Birds, Exotic Birds lories loris Australia OTHER NAMES none commonly used. SIZE length about 19 cm (7.5"), weight about 55 grams. More

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Varied Lorikeet The Varied Lorikeet (Psitteuteles versicolor) is a species of parrot in the Psittacidae family. It is endemic to Australia. See more at This article uses material from Wikipedia® and is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License Wikipédia Français Download this dictionary Psitteuteles versicolor Le Loriquet versicolore (Psitteuteles versicolor) est une espèce] de psittacidé originaire d'Australie. Pour la suite, voir Wikipédia. More

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Order : Psittaciformes
Family : Psittacidae
Genus : Psitteuteles
Species : versicolor
Authority : Lear, 1831