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Scaly-breasted Lorikeet - Trichglossus carololepidotus This lorikeet was investigating a hollow in a eucalyptus tree to check that it is suitable as a nesting site. Australia,Geotagged,Scaly-breasted lorikeet,Trichoglossus chlorolepidotus,Winter Click/tap to enlarge

Scaly-breasted Lorikeet - Trichglossus carololepidotus

This lorikeet was investigating a hollow in a eucalyptus tree to check that it is suitable as a nesting site.

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  1. This lorikeet was investigating a hollow in a eucalyptus tree to see how suitable it is to use as a nesting site. Posted 4 months ago

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The scaly-breasted lorikeet is an Australian lorikeet found in woodland in eastern Australia. The common name aptly describes this bird, which has yellow breast feathers broadly edged with green that look like scales.

Similar species: Parrots
Species identified by Ernst
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Uploaded Aug 9, 2019. Captured Aug 5, 2019 11:41 in 6 Roma Rd, Valentine NSW 2280, Australia.
  • Canon EOS 650D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/128s
  • ISO400
  • 135mm