White-naped lory

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White-naped lory
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Psittaciformes
Superfamily: Psittacoidea
Family: Psittaculidae
Subfamily: Loriinae
Tribe: Loriini
Genus: Lorius
Species: L. albidinucha
Binomial name
Lorius albidinucha
(Rothschild & Hartert, 1924)

Lorius albidinuchus (Rothschild & Hartert, 1924)

The white-naped lory (Lorius albidinucha) is a monotypic species of parrot in the Psittaculidae family.[2]


The white-naped lory is 26 cm (10 in) long. It is mostly red with black on top of head and white on back of neck. It has green wings, and a narrow yellow transverse line on each side of body below neck. It has dark-grey legs. It has an orange-red beak, dark-grey eyerings, and orange-yellow pupils.[3]

Distribution and habitat[edit]

It is endemic to Papua New Guinea. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.


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