Papuan lorikeet

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Papuan lorikeet
Charmosyna papou goliathina1.jpg
Charmosyna papou goliathina
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Psittaciformes
Family: Psittaculidae
Genus: Charmosyna
Species: C. papou
Binomial name
Charmosyna papou
(Scopoli, 1786)
Papuan Lorikeet.jpg

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.

Stella's lorikeet C. p. goliathina in melanistic phase at Louisville Zoo, USA