Large lorikeet. Very colorful, with a bright orange breast and neck, blue/black belly and head, and red bill. Very conspicuous, often observed calling loudly while flying overhead or feeding. Varied Lorikeet is much smaller and shorter-tailed; no range overlap with Rainbow Lorikeet, which has a yellow neck and red breast. Found in a wide range of habitats. In the evening and early morning can be seen roosting in very large, noisy flocks.