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Lorikeets have a brush-like tongue that is adapted to their diet, which mainly consists of pollen and nectar. One of the main reasons for its endangered status is illegal capture for the parrot trade on bird markets.
|Classification||Order: parrots; family: Psittaculidae|
|Diet||Predominantly pollen and nectar as well as soft, sweet|
|Habitat||Open forests and plantations on the island of Sumbawa|
(Indonesia) up to 1200m
|Reproduction||Broods in May in the deep nesting holes of tall trees.|