|Charmosyna papou goliathina|
The Papuan lorikeet, also known as Stella's lorikeet and Mount-Goliath lorikeet (Charmosyna papou) is a species of parrot in the family Psittaculidae. It is found in West Papua, Indonesia. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. The Papuan lorikeet occurs in a red phase and a melanistic phase, the melanistic phase is frequently found at higher altitudes and is more sensitive to overheating in warm weather.
The Papuan lorikeet has four recognized subspecies:
• C. p. stellae
• C. p. papou
• C. p. giolatha
• C. p. wahnesi
- BirdLife International (2012). "Charmosyna papou". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
- McCullough, Carl. "Stella's Lorkeet, What A bird!". AFA Watchbird, Journal of the American Federation of Aviculture. Retrieved 20 September 2018.
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