Day 101: Lorikeet

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Lorikeets live in Australia.

They have bright colors and special brush-tipped tongues to scout out tasty nectar.

So basically they are like large hookbilled hummingbirds.

A large hookbilled hummingbird (aka lorikeet).
A large hookbilled hummingbird (aka lorikeet).

But the lorikeet isn’t the only bird skilled at scouting out tasty delicacies.

The grey and white lorikeet prepares to use his long and sensitive tongue to probe the delicacy.
The rare grey and white lorikeet prepares to use his long and sensitive tongue to sample the delicacy.
Yes. This is interesting. Not too sweet, not too sour, just the way I like it.
Yes. This is tasty. Not too sweet, not too sour, just the way I like it.

Author: Shannon Cutts
Co-Author: Pearl Cutts

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