Two clambering Coconut Lorikeets in a palm tree.

Two clambering Coconut Lorikeets in a palm tree.
Species: Coconut Lorikeet   Trichoglossus haematodus
Subspecies: deplanchii
Author: Pieter de Groot Boersma
Friday, July 31, 2015
Added to IBC: 9 Jun 2016 - 13:20
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Altitude (m): 
22 meters


Recently split from the Rainbow Lorikeet.

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Pieter de Groot Boersma, IBC1244510. Accessible at

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Pieter de Groot Boersma, IBC1244510. Video of Coconut Lorikeet Trichoglossus haematodus at Nouméa, New Caledonia. Accessible at

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