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Musk Lorikeet (Glossopsitta concinna)

photographed in Seaford South Australia

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The Musk Lorikeet is a lorikeet, one of the three species of the Glossopsitta genus. It inhabits south-central/eastern Australia. The Musk Lorikeet was first described by ornithologist George Shaw in 1790 as ''Psittacus concinnus'', from a collection in the vicinity of Port Jackson in what is now Sydney. John Latham described it as ''Psittacus australis''. Its specific epithet is the Latin ''concinna'' "elegant". Other common names include Red-eared Lorikeet, and Green Keet, and formerly a local.. more

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Species identified by Jef braund
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By Jef braund

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Uploaded Apr 5, 2014. Captured Dec 6, 2013 08:21 in 35 Quadrant Terrace, Seaford SA 5169, Australia.
  • Canon EOS 650D
  • f/10.0
  • 1/197s
  • ISO400
  • 250mm