Fruits and Flowers

Rainbow lorikeet veg 2sq

Rainbow lorikeet feeding on flowers.

Rainbow lorikeets compete with native birds for fruits and nectar.  Nectar from eucalyptus flowers, pictured, is one of their main food sources in their native Australia.

Photograph: By Edoddridge, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported (CC BY-SA 3.0). Image has been cropped.