Papuan lorikeet

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Papuan Lorikeet
Charmosyna papou goliathina1.jpg
Charmosyna papou goliathina
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Psittaciformes
Superfamily: Psittacoidea
Family: Psittaculidae
Subfamily: Loriinae
Tribe: Loriini
Genus: Charmosyna
Species: C. papou
Binomial name
Charmosyna papou
(Scopoli, 1786)

The Papuan Lorikeet, also known as Stella's Lorikeet and Mount-Goliath Lorikeet (Charmosyna papou) is a species of parrot in the Psittaculidae family. It is found in West Papua, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

Stella's Lorikeet C. p. goliathina in melanistic phase at Louisville Zoo, USA

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