Two Orange-fronted Hanging Parrots. This is the only known photograph of this species. West Papua New GuineaCredit: © Mehd Halaouate | http://www.indonesien.nu/indonesieneng/index.shtml
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The Orange-fronted Hanging Parrot has been spotted in the wild running its bill along casuarina needles and twigs, apparently searching for lerp (sugar-filled) insects.
|10cm (4 in)||13-16g (0.4-0.5 oz)|
Lexicon of Parrots http://www.arndt-verlag.com/projekt/birds_3.cgi?Desc=E187.htm&Pic=187_1.JPG
BirdLife International http://www.birdlife.org/datazone/species/index.html?action=SpcHTMDetails.asp&sid=1522&m=0
Parrots: A Guide to Parrots of the World, Juniper and Parr, 1998.
Parrots of the World, Forshaw, 2006.
Parrots in Aviculture, Low, 1992.