red forehead; purple eye patch; green body; orange bill (Zoo; 2012-10-23)

Iris Lorikeet
Psitteuteles iris

Native Range: Australian Region

Notes: distributed in forests on the islands of Wetar and Timor in the Lesser Sundas of Indonesia; listed as near-threatened on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species; often illegally trapped for the pet trade; almost no sexual dimorphism.

medium-length rather pointed tail; medium-sized body (Zoo; 2008-11-30)

frontal view; orange-red bill with a purplish cere (Zoo; 2008-11-30)

red forehead; purple eye patch; bright green body (Zoo; 2008-11-30)