Lorikeet Trichoglossus moluccanus

G’day, mate! These tiny, colorful parrots are Australian icons.

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ORIGIN:
Australia

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HABITAT:
Rainforests and urban areas

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HEIGHT/WEIGHT:
3-6 oz
Height: 10-12 in

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DIET:
Nectar and pollen

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PREDATORS:
Snakes and birds of prey

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NATURAL DEFENSES:
Alarm calls

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REPRODUCTION:
1-month incubation

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THREATS:
Collection for the pet trade

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LIFE EXPECTANCY:
15-20 yrs

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CONTACT BREVARD ZOO

8225 North Wickham Road
Melbourne, FL 32940

phone: 321.254.9453

fax: 321.259.5966

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