Matomo-Image-Tracker Psittaciformes - Loriculus - Orange Fronted Hanging Parrot

Psittaciformes

Orange Fronted Hanging Parrot - Loriculus Aurantiifrons - Least Concern

The orange-fronted hanging parrot or Papuan hanging parrot (Loriculus aurantiifrons) is a small species of parrot in the family Psittaculidae. It is endemic to forest in New Guinea and adjacent smaller islands. It sometimes includes the Bismarck hanging parrot as a subspecies.

Individuals are 10 cm (4 in) and 14-16 g, and sexually dimorphic. Males and females are both mainly green in color, with males having a golden yellow forecrown, and females having a blue-green forecrown and blue-green cheeks. Both genders have a red throat patch, red rump, and yellow on the sides of the rump.

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