Lorius albidinucha Rothschild and E. J. O. Hartert, 1924.

white-naped lory                                               


 

subspecies:


none.


Distribution:


The hills on south-east coast of New Ireland.


Status:


Not globally threatened. CITES II.

According to IUCN, this species has a small, poorly studied range, in which available evidence suggests it is relatively common. However it is likely to have a moderately small population which may be declining owing to logging.

It therefore qualifies as Near Threatened.


Description:


  • Length: 26 cm (10,2 inch)
  • Weight: 150-180 g.


The most of the plumage is red, with green wings.

The cap is black, with a small area of white on the nape.

Yellow markings on the side of the upperbreast.

It also have the same silver-blue feathers on the bend of the wing, as we see in the clorocercus.

Underwing coverts are red with a broad yellow band across the underside of the flight feathers.

A red tail, broadly tipped with green.

The underside being tipped with bronzy yellow.

Orange beak.

The iris is dull orange with a narrow innerring of white.

The feet, cere and skin surrounding the eyes are darkgrey.


Aviculture:


none.



A photo you can see here.

And here

SiteLock

© Copyright. All Rights Reserved.