Red-collared Lorikeet

Red-collared Lorikeet

name = Rainbow Lorikeet
status = LC | status_system = IUCN3.1
status_ref = [IUCN2006|assessors=BirdLife International|year=2005|id=47911|title=Trichoglossus haematodus|downloaded=10 May 2006 Database entry includes justification for why this species is of least concern ]

image_width = 220px
image_caption = Red-collared Lorikeets of the olive mutation, which is overall far duller than the "natural" form.
regnum = Animalia
phylum = Chordata
classis = Aves
ordo = Psittaciformes
familia = Psittacidae
subfamilia = Loriinae
genus = "Trichoglossus"
species = "T. rubritorquis"
binomial = "Trichoglossus rubritorquis"
binomial_authority = (Linnaeus, 1771)

The Red-collared Lorikeet, alternately classified as a species, "Trichoglossus rubritorquis" or a subspecies of the Rainbow Lorikeet as "T. haematodus rubritorquis", is a species of Lorikeet living in northern Australia. It has similar habits to its cousin, the Rainbow Lorikeet.


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