Chattering Lory

Lorius garrulus

The Chattering Lory, ''Lorius garrulus,'' is a forest-dwelling parrot endemic to North Maluku, Indonesia. It is considered vulnerable, the main threat being from trapping for the cage-bird trade.

The race ''L. g. flavopalliatus'' is known as the Yellow-backed Lorikeet.
Chattering lory The most insane red I have ever seen in a bird. This one is in captivity in a bird park/sanctuary in South Africa but their normal range would be in North Maluku, Indonesia.  Chattering Lory,Geotagged,Indonesia,Lorius garrulus,South Africa,Summer,birds,captive

Appearance

The Chattering Lory is 30 cm long. It is mostly red with an all-red head and an orange beak. The eyerings are grey and the irises are orange-red. The wings are mainly green and the angle of the wing is yellow. Its thighs are green. The tail is tipped with dark green. It has dark grey legs. It may or may not have a yellow area on its back depending on the subspecies.

References:

Some text fragments are auto parsed from Wikipedia.

Status: Vulnerable
EX EW CR EN VU NT LC
Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionChordata
ClassAves
OrderPsittaciformes
FamilyPsittaculidae
GenusLorius
SpeciesL. garrulus