Brown lory

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Brown lory
Brown Lory (Chalcopsitta duivenbodei)-7.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Psittaciformes
Family: Psittaculidae
Genus: Chalcopsitta
Species: C. duivenbodei
Binomial name
Chalcopsitta duivenbodei
(Dubois, 1884)

The brown lory (Chalcopsitta duivenbodei), also called Duyvenbode's lory, is a species of parrot in the family Psittaculidae. The scientific name commemorates Maarten Dirk van Renesse van Duivenbode (1804-1878), Dutch trader of naturalia on Ternate.

It is found in northern New Guinea. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.


The brown lory species contains two subspecies:[2]

Chalcopsitta duivenbodei Dubois 1884

  • Chalcopsitta duivenbodei duivenbodei Dubois, 1884
  • Chalcopsitta duivenbodei syringanuchalis Neumann, 1915


The brown lory has a black beak, yellow-streaked face, white tail and mostly dark brown plumage.

Jurong Bird park


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