Follow our tips on housing, diet, health and training to ensure your lorikeet is socialised, stimulated and in optimum condition.

Contact us if you would like species-specific advice about your bird.

lorikeet in grass

Lorikeet facts

  • Scientific classification: Psittacine (parrot) family
  • Native to: Australasia, including South-East Asia, Papua New Guinea and Australia
  • Popular in Australia: Rainbow Lorikeet and Scaly-Breasted Lorikeet
  • Size: 15 centimetres to 30 centimetres
  • Life expectancy: up to nine years