Genus Lorius


White-naped Lory - The White-naped Lory, or Lori Nuquiblanco is a monotypic species of parrot in the Psittacidae family. It is endemic to Papua New Guinea.

Yellow-bibbed Lory - The Yellow-bibbed Lory is 28 cm long. It is mostly red with black on top of head and green wings. It has a yellow transverse band on upper chest and a crescent-shaped black patch on each side of neck. It has blue thighs and dark-grey legs. It has an orange-red beak, dark-grey eyerings, and orange pupils.

Purple-naped Lory - The Purple-naped Lory is 28 cm long. It is mostly red with an all red tail that fades to darker red towards the tip. The top of its head is black, which fades to purple on the back of its neck. It has green wings, blue thighs, and a variable approximately transverse yellow band across the chest. It has an orange beak, dark-grey eyerings, and orange-red irises. Juveniles have a brown beak, grey-white eyerings, brown irises, a wider yellow band across the chest, and a more more extensive purple patch on the back of neck.

Chattering Lory - The race L. g. flavopalliatus is known as the Yellow-backed Lorikeet.


Purple-bellied Lory - Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical mangrove forests, and subtropical or tropical moist montanes.

Black-capped Lory - The subspecies vary considerably in color:

Order : Psittaciformes
Family : Psittacidae
Genus : Lorius