Coconut lorikeet

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Coconut lorikeet
Trichoglossus haematodus rosenbergii -Nashville Zoo-6a-3c.jpg
Rosenberg's lorikeet, T. h. rosenbergii
(subspecies of the Coconut lorikeet)
at Nashville Zoo, Tennessee, USA
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Psittaciformes
Superfamily: Psittacoidea
Family: Psittaculidae
Subfamily: Loriinae
Tribe: Loriini
Genus: Trichoglossus
Species: T. haematodus
Binomial name
Trichoglossus haematodus
Linnaeus, 1771

The coconut lorikeet is a parrot in the Psittaculidae family. Seven species now recognised were once lumped together under Trichoglossus haematodus.[2]

Description[edit]

It looks similar to the Rainbow Lorikeet except it has a mainly dark blue breast.

Range[edit]

Trichoglossus haematodus is found in eastern Indonesia, on Buru, Seram, Misool, Waigeo, Numfoor, Yapen and the Aru Islands, in Indonesia and Papua New Guinea on New Guinea, in the Bismarck Archipelago, the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu and New Caledonia.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Birdlife International (2014). "Trichoglossus Haematodus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 4 January 2015. 
  2. ^ "Trichoglossus haematodus". International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources. Retrieved 2015-01-04. 
  3. ^ "Trichoglossus haematodus range map". International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources. Retrieved 2015-01-04.