Rainbow Lorikeets are brightly coloured; both females and males look the same.
They are found in a wide range of habitats including rainforests, woodlands and heavily vegetated suburban areas that have an abundance of flowering trees. They are social, generally living in flocks that can be seen and heard at communal roosts or flying through the sky.
WHAT THEY EAT
The diet of the rainbow lorikeet consists of flowers and shrubs which harvest nectar and pollen as well as seeds, fruit and the occasional insect.
Breeding season is September to December. Rainbow lorikeets will generally mate for life, utilising hollows found in old-growth trees to nest. The female will incubate 1-3 eggs, they can lay up to 3 clutches a year.
Moonlit Sanctuary acknowledges the Bunurong / Boon Wurrung people of the Kulin Nation as the Traditional Owners of the land on which we operate and pay our respects to their Elders past, present and future.