Rainbow lorikeets

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Subject: Rainbow lorikeets
From: djflotek flotek <>
Date: Sat, 30 Jul 2016 08:31:40 +0000

Anywhere between 3 to 8 of them getting stuck into gum blossoms around Taylor primary all the time ...

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From: Philip Veerman <>
Date: 30/07/2016 17:14 (GMT+10:00)
Subject: Rainbow lorikeets

I see or hear them flying over my Kambah home probably about 30% of days over the last few weeks. This is a recent change. The last time I observed them regularly at home was years ago and during summer months. About a week ago I saw about 6 perching and possibly feeding at the corner of Boddington & O’Halloran. The closest regular venue I know of is the Colquhoun St entrance to Mt Taylor. On Wednesday there were about 6 there. I wonder how long till or if they become regularly abundant.....




From: Sicheng Wan [
Sent: Saturday, 30 July, 2016 4:42 PM
To: Wayne Gregson
Subject: [canberrabirds] Re:Re: [canberrabirds] Rainbow lorikeets


There is a colony of no less than 7 rainbow lorikeets in Downer (crossing of Bradfield St and Nicholls St) recently formed.





At 2016-07-30 14:37:05, "Wayne Gregson" <> wrote:

>I saw a pair flying over Isaacs a few days ago - the first time I've 
>encountered them there
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>From: Sandra BLAIK & Murray DELAHOY
>Sent: Saturday, July 30, 2016 3:44 PM
>To: COG Chatline
>Subject: [canberrabirds] Rainbow lorikeets
>A small group (3 or 4) of rainbow lorikeets were feeding on flowering 
>ironbark at the Southern Cross/Capital TV site in Watson today.  First time 
>I’ve seen rainbow lorikeets in Watson.
>Murray Delahoy
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