Duchess lorikeet

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Duchess lorikeet
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Psittaciformes
Family: Psittaculidae
Genus: Charmosyna
Species: C. margarethae
Binomial name
Charmosyna margarethae
Tristram, 1879

The duchess lorikeet (Charmosyna margarethae), is a species of parrot in the family Psittaculidae. It is found on Bougainville Island in Papua New Guinea and in the Solomon Islands. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest, subtropical or tropical moist montane forest, and plantations. It is threatened by habitat loss.

References[edit]

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Charmosyna margarethae". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.