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SPECIES INFO

The Olive-headed Lorikeet (Trichoglossus euteles), also called the Perfect Lorikeet, is a species of parrot in the Psittacidae family. It is found in Indonesia and Timor-Leste. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montanes.

Description

The Olive-headed Lorikeet is a mainly green parrot about 24 cm (9.5 in) long. It has an olive coloured head which is demarcated by a green collar. Its beak is orange-red, its irises are red, and its legs are grey. The male and female have an identical external appearance. Juveniles have a slightly greener head, a brown beak, and brown irises.

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