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Purple-crowned Lorikeet

Purple-crowned Lorikeet (Image ID 37030)
Resolution1400x933
ID37030
CommentThe Eucalypts were in full flower and the breeding season was in full swing. Pairs of Rainbow Lorikeets, Elegant Parrots, Crimson Rosellas and Purple-crowned Lorikeets were belting everywhere in a mad scramble to get the best nesting sites. This pair had a close look at this nest and whilst the sexes are the same in appearance I suspect the female is carrying out the inspection while the male is there hanging off every word she says.
Keywordsmale, female, adult, breeding plumage/features, behaviour/display
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