Fairy lorikeet

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Fairy lorekeet
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Psittaciformes
Superfamily: Psittacoidea
Family: Psittaculidae
Subfamily: Loriinae
Tribe: Loriini
Genus: Charmosyna
Species: C. pulchella
Binomial name
Charmosyna pulchella
Gray, 1859

The fairy lorikeet (Charmosyna pulchella) is a species of parrot in the Psittaculidae family. It is found in West Papua, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.


Red mainly with yellow on neck and green on wings.