Fairy Lorikeet

The Fairy Lorikeet is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Fairy Lorikeet (Charmosyna pulchella) is a species of parrot in the Psittacidae family. It is found in Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montanes. References - * BirdLife International 2004. Charmosyna pulchella. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 24 July 2007. More

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Fairy Lorikeet (Charmosyna pulchella pulchella) Found in New Guinea at the forest edge and mid-region of the mountains. They are dimorphic with the hen having yellow spots on either size of the rump. A second subspecie Rothchilds Fairy Lorikeet (C.p.Rothchildi) where upper breast is green. Trichoglossus - a group of 10 species and 20 subspecies, these are small to medium sized lorikeets with long tapering tails.Commonly seen in collections. More

Order : Psittaciformes
Family : Psittacidae
Genus : Charmosyna
Species : pulchella
Authority : Gray, 1859