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Photo: Rainbow Lorikeet Picture

The Rainbow Lorikeet at the Auckland Zoo in New Zealand stands tall showing off his stunning colors.

Introduced to New Zealand, the Rainbow Lorikeet can be found around Western Australia, New Zealand and Hong Kong but this particular fellow resides at the Auckland Zoo. The markings of the Rainbow Lorikeet are extremely striking but they seem to blend in with different types of forestland without any problem.

While visiting the Auckland Zoo in New Zealand you can have a look at the Rainbow Lorikeet but you can also view them in their natural habitat around Auckland, New Zealand. They are actually considered more of a nuisance than just another pretty sight and will often be seen in groups where they strip trees containing fresh fruit.

The Rainbow Lorikeet loves to spend times in large flocks where they sit in trees being very noisy, active and sociable which gives people one more reason to find the Rainbow Lorikeet annoying. They spend a large amount of time feeding and most of their food comes from the flowers, pollen, nectar, berries and fruit in the trees. ... continue below the picture...


Rainbow Lorikeet Picture

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Rainbow Lorikeet Picture
Photo of a Rainbow Lorikeet at the
Auckland Zoo in the New Zealand.

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Tourists that come to New Zealand find the Rainbow Lorikeet a beautiful bird and are continuously snapping pictures of them. If you are lucky enough while sitting in a park in Auckland, New Zealand, the Rainbow Lorikeet may swoop down beside you looking for some hand-fed nutrition.

Rainbow Lorikeet, Trichoglossus haematodus moluccannus, at the Auckland Zoo, Auckland, North Island, New Zealand.

Technical Information:
I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/6.3, exposure time of 1/250 sec. on ISO 200, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 320mm.

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Rainbow Lorikeet Picture
The Rainbow Lorikeet at the Auckland Zoo in New Zealand stands tall showing off his stunning colors.
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Rolf Hicker
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