red bill; buish-black head; red breast; bluish belly (zoo; 2012-06-21)

Sunset Lorikeet
Trichoglossus forsteri

Native Range: Australian Region

Notes: formerly considered a subspecies of the Rainbow Lorikeet, this species has a slightly blacker-blue head and a cleaner unbarred red breast without yellow.

lime geen nape; green upperparts; red iris (zoo; 2012-06-21)

frontal view; some yellow on the lower flanks (zoo; 2012-06-21)

very smart and inquisitive (zoo; 2012-06-21)

posing for a portrait (zoo; 2012-06-21)

they walk rather than hop (zoo; 2012-06-21)