Origin: Australia, Eastern Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, New Caledonia, Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu
Scientific Name: Trichoglossus moluccanus
Rainbow lorikeets have very bright coloring which includes an orange beak, a blue head with green on the back and a chest that is a reddy-orange with black bars. It has green wings and tail.
Baby lorikeets have a black beak instead of an orange one which changes color as they grow older.
Lorikeets are characterized by their specialized brush-tipped tongues for feeding on various nectars.
Lorikeets are generally monogamous, in most cases mating with one bird for life.