Moluccan hanging parrot
|Moluccan hanging parrot|
|Illustration by Keulemans, 1891|
The Moluccan hanging parrot (Loriculus amabilis) is a species of parrot in the Psittaculidae family. It is endemic to forest and nearby habitats on Halmahera, Bacan and Morotai in Indonesia. It has sometimes included the Sula hanging parrot as a subspecies, but the two are increasingly treated as separate species based on their distinct differences in plumage and size (11 cm for the Moluccan hanging parrot versus 14 cm for the Sula hanging parrot).
- Oriental Bird Images: Moluccan Hanging Parrot Selected photos
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