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Red-collared Lorikeet Trichoglossus rubritorquis   - Adult
Red-collared Lorikeet
Photographer : © Colin Trainor
Location :Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
Date : 30 November 2010
English synonyms:Rainbow Lorikeet
Bird Family :Psittacidae - Parrots, Parakeets, Lories, Lorikeets, Cockatoos, Corellas, Guaiabero & Racquet-tails
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :The chance of getting these birds in E Indonesia seems very slim, and possibly their presence in 1890s was due to trade/escapees....possibly natural movements. - CT
Taxonomic Notes :Introduced to Kisar in the eastern Lesser Sundas, Indonesia.

Sometimes considered conspecific with Rainbow Lorikeet Trichoglossus haematodus.

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