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Trichoglossus moluccanus

Rainbow Lorikeet at Symonston, ACT

Trichoglossus moluccanus at Symonston, ACT - 18 Apr 2021
Trichoglossus moluccanus at Symonston, ACT - 18 Apr 2021
Trichoglossus moluccanus at Symonston, ACT - 18 Apr 2021
Trichoglossus moluccanus at Symonston, ACT - 18 Apr 2021
Trichoglossus moluccanus at Symonston, ACT - 18 Apr 2021
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Trichoglossus moluccanus 8 May 2021 Liam.m
Trichoglossus moluccanus 8 May 2021 BIrdsinCanberra

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Walking along a track I heard the calls of some Rainbow Lorikeets. At first I could not see them, but eventually I noticed one on a small branch. Then I noticed a second one in a hollow. The first bird returned to its mate and briefly preened the other lorikeet before it moved along the top edge of the hollow. After a minute or so, both birds flew to a new branch where they perched side by side before preening themselves.

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Asperula conferta (Common Woodruff) at Symonston, ACT - 6 Oct 2021 by Mike Rumex acetosella (Sheep Sorrel) at Symonston, ACT - 6 Oct 2021 by Mike Schoenus apogon (Common Bog Sedge) at Symonston, ACT - 6 Oct 2021 by Mike Drosera gunniana at Symonston, ACT - 6 Oct 2021 by Mike Cyclosa fuliginata (species-group) (An orb weaving spider) at Symonston, ACT - 6 Oct 2021 by RodDeb Harpobittacus australis (Hangingfly) at Symonston, ACT - 6 Oct 2021 by RodDeb Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Symonston, ACT - 6 Oct 2021 by RodDeb Taractrocera papyria (White-banded Grass-dart) at Symonston, ACT - 6 Oct 2021 by RodDeb Parentucellia latifolia (Red Bartsia) at Symonston, ACT - 6 Oct 2021 by RodDeb Papaver dubium (Longhead Poppy) at Symonston, ACT - 6 Oct 2021 by RodDeb Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Symonston, ACT - 25 Sep 2021 by HelenJ Papyrius sp (undescribed) (Hairy Coconut Ant) at Symonston, ACT - 2 Sep 2021 by rawshorty Camponotus consobrinus (Banded sugar ant) at Symonston, ACT - 29 Jun 2021 by RodDeb Austrotephritis sp. (genus) (Fruit fly or Seed fly) at Symonston, ACT - 7 May 2021 by AlisonMilton Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Symonston, ACT - 26 Apr 2021 by RodDeb Corvus mellori (Little Raven) at Symonston, ACT - 26 Apr 2021 by RodDeb Platycercus eximius (Eastern Rosella) at Symonston, ACT - 26 Apr 2021 by RodDeb Melithreptus lunatus (White-naped Honeyeater) at Symonston, ACT - 26 Apr 2021 by RodDeb Caligavis chrysops (Yellow-faced Honeyeater) at Symonston, ACT - 26 Apr 2021 by RodDeb Trichoglossus moluccanus (Rainbow Lorikeet) at Symonston, ACT - 26 Apr 2021 by RodDeb Trichoglossus moluccanus (Rainbow Lorikeet) at Symonston, ACT - 25 Apr 2021 by MatthewFrawley Trichonephila edulis (Golden orb weaver) at Symonston, ACT - 22 Apr 2021 by Christine Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Symonston, ACT - 17 Apr 2021 by BIrdsinCanberra Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Symonston, ACT - 30 Nov 2020 by RobParnell Linaria pelisseriana (Pelisser's Toadflax) at Symonston, ACT - 8 Nov 2020 by RobParnell Echium plantagineum (Paterson's Curse) at Symonston, ACT - 6 Sep 2020 by YellowButton Pimelea curviflora (Curved Rice-flower) at Symonston, ACT - 21 Jun 2020 by Mike Laetiporus portentosus (White Punk) at Symonston, ACT - 2 Mar 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra Ocyphaps lophotes (Crested Pigeon) at Symonston, ACT - 2 Mar 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra Philemon corniculatus (Noisy Friarbird) at Symonston, ACT - 10 Oct 2018 by BIrdsinCanberra Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Symonston, ACT - 10 Oct 2018 by BIrdsinCanberra Ranunculus muricatus (Sharp Buttercup) at Symonston, ACT - 11 Oct 2015 by Mike Vinca major (Blue Periwinkle) at Symonston, ACT - 11 Oct 2015 by Mike Pimelea curviflora (Curved Rice-flower) at Symonston, ACT - 20 Oct 2014 by Mike Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Symonston, ACT - 8 Oct 2014 by Mike Leptorhynchos squamatus (Scaly Buttons) at Symonston, ACT - 8 Oct 2014 by Mike Pimelea curviflora (Curved Rice-flower) at Symonston, ACT - 22 Nov 2013 by Mike
Asperula conferta (Common Woodruff) at Symonston, ACT - 6 Oct 2021 by Mike
Rumex acetosella (Sheep Sorrel) at Symonston, ACT - 6 Oct 2021 by Mike
Schoenus apogon (Common Bog Sedge) at Symonston, ACT - 6 Oct 2021 by Mike
Drosera gunniana at Symonston, ACT - 6 Oct 2021 by Mike
Cyclosa fuliginata (species-group) (An orb weaving spider) at Symonston, ACT - 6 Oct 2021 by RodDeb
Harpobittacus australis (Hangingfly) at Symonston, ACT - 6 Oct 2021 by RodDeb
Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Symonston, ACT - 6 Oct 2021 by RodDeb
Taractrocera papyria (White-banded Grass-dart) at Symonston, ACT - 6 Oct 2021 by RodDeb
Parentucellia latifolia (Red Bartsia) at Symonston, ACT - 6 Oct 2021 by RodDeb
Papaver dubium (Longhead Poppy) at Symonston, ACT - 6 Oct 2021 by RodDeb
Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Symonston, ACT - 25 Sep 2021 by HelenJ
Papyrius sp (undescribed) (Hairy Coconut Ant) at Symonston, ACT - 2 Sep 2021 by rawshorty
Camponotus consobrinus (Banded sugar ant) at Symonston, ACT - 29 Jun 2021 by RodDeb
Austrotephritis sp. (genus) (Fruit fly or Seed fly) at Symonston, ACT - 7 May 2021 by AlisonMilton
Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Symonston, ACT - 26 Apr 2021 by RodDeb
Corvus mellori (Little Raven) at Symonston, ACT - 26 Apr 2021 by RodDeb
Platycercus eximius (Eastern Rosella) at Symonston, ACT - 26 Apr 2021 by RodDeb
Melithreptus lunatus (White-naped Honeyeater) at Symonston, ACT - 26 Apr 2021 by RodDeb
Caligavis chrysops (Yellow-faced Honeyeater) at Symonston, ACT - 26 Apr 2021 by RodDeb
Trichoglossus moluccanus (Rainbow Lorikeet) at Symonston, ACT - 26 Apr 2021 by RodDeb
Trichoglossus moluccanus (Rainbow Lorikeet) at Symonston, ACT - 25 Apr 2021 by MatthewFrawley
Trichonephila edulis (Golden orb weaver) at Symonston, ACT - 22 Apr 2021 by Christine
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Symonston, ACT - 17 Apr 2021 by BIrdsinCanberra
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Symonston, ACT - 30 Nov 2020 by RobParnell
Linaria pelisseriana (Pelisser's Toadflax) at Symonston, ACT - 8 Nov 2020 by RobParnell
Echium plantagineum (Paterson's Curse) at Symonston, ACT - 6 Sep 2020 by YellowButton
Pimelea curviflora (Curved Rice-flower) at Symonston, ACT - 21 Jun 2020 by Mike
Laetiporus portentosus (White Punk) at Symonston, ACT - 2 Mar 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra
Ocyphaps lophotes (Crested Pigeon) at Symonston, ACT - 2 Mar 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra
Philemon corniculatus (Noisy Friarbird) at Symonston, ACT - 10 Oct 2018 by BIrdsinCanberra
Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Symonston, ACT - 10 Oct 2018 by BIrdsinCanberra
Ranunculus muricatus (Sharp Buttercup) at Symonston, ACT - 11 Oct 2015 by Mike
Vinca major (Blue Periwinkle) at Symonston, ACT - 11 Oct 2015 by Mike
Pimelea curviflora (Curved Rice-flower) at Symonston, ACT - 20 Oct 2014 by Mike
Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Symonston, ACT - 8 Oct 2014 by Mike
Leptorhynchos squamatus (Scaly Buttons) at Symonston, ACT - 8 Oct 2014 by Mike
Pimelea curviflora (Curved Rice-flower) at Symonston, ACT - 22 Nov 2013 by Mike

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