Multicolor or rainbow loriket

25 April, 2011


Multicolor or rainbow loriket ( Trichoglossus haematodus) - A bird of the family Popugaeva, lives in the North and East Australia and the island Tasmania.

The length of multi-colored or rainbow near the loriketa 30 сантиметров, wingspan of about 17 centimeters, and weighs about a bird 130 Gram.

Stained multicolor loriketa very bright and varied, bird's head is bluish-purple, orange beak, front of the neck and abdomen dark blue, neck-shoulder yellow, red breast, the sides of the orange, and the wings, back and upper tail are dark green. eyes of the male multicolor loriketa bright red, and female - orange-red.



Multicolor or rainbow loriket eats various seeds, fruits, flowers and berries.
Mating season for rainbow loriketa is from August to January, Birds have nests at the height of 25 Metres away, usually in the masonry 2 eggs. Eggs are hatched the female,от 23 To 25 Days, parents feed the nestlings 7-8 weeks, after which they leave the nest, and after another 2-3 weeks become completely independent.
Rainbow lorikety prevalent in the cities of the eastern coast of Australia, where people are getting used to the neighborhood and live in close proximity to housing. Because of the beautiful colors of the rainbow loriketa kept in captivity often, than other parrots. Life Rainbow loriketa up 20 Years.

Multicolor or rainbow loriket is also widely spoken in New Guinea, ostrove on Goal, Solomon Islands, New Hebrides, New Caledonia.
View includes 21 subspecies, which differ in plumage coloration.

* Trichoglossus haematodus intermedius — обитает на северном побережье Новой Гвинеи.
* Trichoglossus haematodus brooki
* Trichoglossus haematodus nigrogularis - обитает на островах Кай, Aru and southern New Guinea.
* Trichoglossus haematodus djampeanus
* Trichoglossus haematodus capistratus
* Trichoglossus haematodus forsteni
* Trichoglossus haematodus haematodus — обитает на западе Новой Гвинеи.
* Trichoglossus haematodus massena - обитает на востоке Новой Гвинеи, and the Bismarck Archipelago Luiziada, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu.
* Trichoglossus haematodus mitchellii
* Trichoglossus haematodus nesophilus - обитает на островах Ninigo и Hermit.
* Trichoglossus haematodus flavicans — обитает на островах Сент-Маттайас и Адмиралтейства.
* Trichoglossus haematodus rubritorquis
* Trichoglossus haematodus rosenbergii - обитает на острове Biak, in Indonesia
* Trichoglossus haematodus micropteryx
* Trichoglossus haematodus stresemanni
* Trichoglossus haematodus fortis
* Trichoglossus haematodus moluccanus — обитает на востоке Австралии и Тасмании.
* Trichoglossus haematodus weberi
* Trichoglossus haematodus flavotectus
* Trichoglossus haematodus caeruleiceps — обитает на южном побережье Новой Гвинеи
* Trichoglossus haematodus deplanchii — обитает в Новой Каледонии и на островах Loyalty.




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