Little Lorikeet

Glossopsitta pusilla

ML82330


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Fred W. Loetscher, Jr.
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Taree; near Forster
New South Wales, Australia
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Latitude and Longitude -32.2167, 152.6667 Map

Age and Sex
Age not specified, Sex not specified
Sounds
Call
Behaviors
Foraging or Eating
Breeding
Tags
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Playback
Unspecified

Comments

NOTES: Background: ARDEA NOVAEHOLLANDIAE (YOUNG BEING FED); Background: PHILEMON CORNICULATUS (RAUCOUS NOTES); Weather: WIND; SHRILL PENETRATING BUZZY CALL; NO DOUBT AT LEAST PART OF ITS FUNCTIONIS TO KEEP THE FLOCK TOGETHER. THESE VERY SMALL PARROTS CALL CONSTANTLY EVEN WHILE FEEDING UPSIDE DOWN ON THE NECTAR OF THE FLOWERING GUM TREES. DESPITE THE ABUNDANCE OFFLOWER CLUSTERS ON SEVERAL LARGE EUCALYPTUS TREES THE LORIKEETS ENGAGED IN A GOOD DEAL OF SKIRMISHING AMONG THEMSELVES. IN TALL FLOWERING EUCALYPTUS TREES NEAR BOTTOM OF A LOW HILLIN SEMI-OPEN COUNTRY NEAR THE SEA. MID-AFTERNOON. 110 OR MORE BIRDS. Sex: 110 UNKNOWN. Other Behaviors: Establish Flock Contact.

Background Species

Australian Raven - Corvus coronoides
Noisy Friarbird - Philemon corniculatus
White-faced Heron - Egretta novaehollandiae

Technical Information

Recorder
NAGRA III
Microphone
AKG 200
Accessories
Parabola 61cm/20.3cm (24in/8in)

Archival Information

Cataloged
28 Nov 2000 by Martha Fischer
Digitized
28 Nov 2000 by Martha Fischer
Edited

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