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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.


ClassificationOrder: parrots; family: Psittaculidae
DietPredominantly pollen and nectar as well as soft, sweet
HabitatOpen forests and plantations on the island of Sumbawa
(Indonesia) up to 1200m
ReproductionBroods in May in the deep nesting holes of tall trees.

Status according to Red List

More information you will get on the web page of the IUCN Red List.

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