Chalcopsitta scintillata scintillata
English : Yellow-streaked lory
French : Lori flamméché
Class : Aves
Order : Psittaciformes
Family : Psittaculidae
Notes : 2 other subspecies known.
Adults can grow to 31 cm in length for a weight of 245 g. Black bill and legs. Plumage green with yellow-green streaks on front parts and nape. Black head with red forehead. Subspecies with green-yellow streaks on nape.
Range and habitat
Species found throughout New Guinea and on Aru Islands. This subspecies occurs in south-west and south-central New Guinea. Lives in savannas, forests, swamps, mangroves and plantations, to 800 meters.
IUCN RED LIST : LEAST CONCERN
CITES : Appendix II
Status : This species is still common in the wild and occurs in large flocks. The levels of trade for this species need to be monitored.
Ex-Situ Programs : None known
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