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White-naped Lory

 (Lorius albidinucha)
 
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The White-naped Lory is not in danger from tree harvesting at present so long as logging operations do not extend above the 500m (1640 ft) mark in montane forests.

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Related publications: Lorius albidinucha

Species Profile

Genus: Lorius | Species: albidinucha

Size:

26cm (10 in)

Weight:

152-164g (5.3-5.7 oz)

Races including nominate:

one

Colour Adult:

Both adults generally red in colour; black forehead and lores to occiput, with white patch on back of neck; thin yellow stripe on each side of neck; green wings; underwing band yellow; tail red with broad green tip. Bill orange/red. Eye yellow/orange.

Colour Juvenile:

Not recorded.

Call:

Whistling with upward inflection described, weak in power.

More Information:

Avibase
IUCN Red List
Handbook of the Birds of the World

Content Sources:

CITES
BirdLife International
A Guide to Parrots of the World, Juniper and Parr, 1998
Parrots of the World, Forshaw, 2006. 2010 edition
Parrots: Their Care and Breeding, Low, 1986.

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Did You Know?

The White-naped Lory is not in danger from tree harvesting at present so long as logging operations do not extend above the 500m (1640 ft) mark in montane forests.

Academic Research

Related publications: Lorius albidinucha

Species Care

Captive Status:

Not found in captivity.

Longevity:

Not recorded.

Housing:

Not recorded.

Diet:

Not recorded.

Enrichment:

Not recorded.

Nest Box Size:

Not recorded.

Clutch Size:

Not recorded.

Incubation Time:

Not recorded.

Fledging Age:

Not recorded.

Hatch Weight:

Not recorded.

Peak Weight:

Not recorded.

Weaning Weight:

Not recorded.

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Did You Know?

The White-naped Lory is not in danger from tree harvesting at present so long as logging operations do not extend above the 500m (1640 ft) mark in montane forests.

Academic Research

Related publications: Lorius albidinucha

Species Wild Status

World Population:

3500-15,000

IUCN Red List Status:

Near Threatened

CITES Listing:

Appendix II

Threat Summary:

No threat from logging at present, unless operations extend into steep montane forest. Naturally small population not thought to be in decline yet.

Range:

Found in New Ireland, Bismarck Archipelago, E Papua New Guinea.

Habitat:

Occurs from 500-2000m (1640-6560 ft).

Wild Diet:

Feeds on fruit and flowers of the wild oil palm.

Ecology and Behaviour:

Has been seen mixing with Purple-bellied Lory. Otherwise habits not well known.

Clutch and Egg Size:

Not recorded.

Breeding Season:

Not recorded.

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Did You Know?

The White-naped Lory is not in danger from tree harvesting at present so long as logging operations do not extend above the 500m (1640 ft) mark in montane forests.

Academic Research

Related publications: Lorius albidinucha

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