Indonesia, New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu.
Nectar and pollen from native trees and shrubs, fruits, flowers.
Habitat: Different types of habitat, from tropical rainforest to savannah and cultivated land.
Incubation: 25 days, 1-3 eggs
Social structure: pairs or small flocks
Lifespan: 16 under human care
Estimated population in the wild: Common to abundant
IUCN Status: Least concern
Threats: Heavily traded for the pet trade.
Did you know that:
The tip of their brush-tipped tongue has hairy projections (called papillae) that soak up nectar and catch pollen.