Brown Lorikeet - Chalcopsitta Duivenbodei - Least Concern
The brown lory (Chalcopsitta duivenbodei), also called Duyvenbode's lory, is a species of parrot in the family Psittaculidae. The scientific name commemorates Maarten Dirk van Renesse van Duivenbode (1804-1878), Dutch trader of naturalia on Ternate.
It is found in northern New Guinea. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.
Description: The brown lory has a black beak, yellow-streaked face, white tail and mostly dark brown plumage.
Taxonomy: The brown lory species contains two subspecies
Chalcopsitta duivenbodei duivenbodei
Chalcopsitta duivenbodei syringanuchalis
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