General Description

Upper body and underparts green with yellow under-wing patch. Front of head red with a wide red stripe on the cheek and a blue crown. Bill red-brown. Body up to 22 cm long.


Musk Lorikeets are nomadic, moving to different areas in different seasons. They feed in large noisy flocks, on nectar and pollen from flowering eucalypts.


South-eastern mainland Australia and Tasmania.


Forests, woodlands and urban areas with dense vegetation.

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