Musk Lorikeets socializing and mating
: "Green Keet",
Size: 21-23 cm
Weight: 60-90 g
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In July 2022, we observed the following behaviour of a mob of
Musk Lorikeets on a private property 30 km N of Coonabarabran,
Overview of the top of a dead tree that a mob of Musk Lorikeets
used for socializing and mating at the end of the day, before
going to roost
Male Musk Lorikeet offering his prospective partner a gift,
possibly nest lining material
Pair of Musk Lorikeets exchanging some hanky panky
Pair of Musk Lorikeets playing silly buggers
With the preliminaries out of the way, it is time for the male
Musk Lorikeet to hop on...
... and get down to business!
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