What they look like: These brilliant colourful birds have mostly green plumage with splashes of yellow on their underwing and undertail coverts. Their orange bill is surrounded by bright orange feathers and dark purple ‘eye mask’.
- Lorikeets have a special brush-like tip to their tongues for mopping up pollen and nectar.
- They are usually found in flocks, moving noisily from one flowering tree to the next.
What they eat: Nectar and pollen
Habitat: Mountain forests
Where they live: Mindanao, Philippines
Threats: Forest destruction and the bird trade