Striated lorikeet

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Striated lorikeet
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Psittaciformes
Family: Psittaculidae
Genus: Charmosyna
Species: C. multistriata
Binomial name
Charmosyna multistriata
(Rothschild, 1911)

The striated lorikeet, lori strié, or lori estriado (Charmosyna multistriata) is a species of parrot in the family Psittaculidae native to New Guinea. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Distribution and habitat[edit]

The species is native to monatne forets of the central mountain ranges in West Papua (province), Indonesia and central Papua New Guinea (tparticularly the Ok Tedi River region). It is believed to be possibly nomadic.[2]

Conservation[edit]

The striated lorikeet's habitat is greatly threatened by deforestation to make way for farms and mines (especially copper and gold), and is also believed to be under pressure from recent severe weather events.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b BirdLife International (2012). "Charmosyna multistriata". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
  2. ^ "Species factsheet: Charmosyna multistriata". BirdLife International. 2016.