FEATHERY FRIDAY # 58

FEATHERY FRIDAY #58

Birds come in so many colors! We are always amazed by these bright beauties! This Feathery Friday takes us to the rainforests of Indonesia to meet a bright red bird! Keep your eyes peeled!

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MEET THE BLUE-STREAKED LORY!

bluestreakedlory   Range/Habitat: Indonesia/ rainforests

   Diet: Herbivore: pollen, nectar

   Length/Weight: 12”/ 6oz

   Conservation Status: near threatened

 

 

 

 

Fun Facts:

  • Blue-streaked Lories are members of the lorikeet family.
  • They have a violet-blue streak on their neck and back.
  • They are very vocal and social.
  • Blue-streaked lories have a brush-like tipped tongue to help them gather nectar.
  • They can live up to 28+ years.

We could just watch these little birds all day. They are so funny and outgoing! We wish we could be a bright color like them too!

bluestreakedlory2  bluestreakedlory3

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