Matomo-Image-Tracker Psittaciformes - Charmosyna - Papuan Lorikeet


Papuan Lorikeet - Charmosyna Papou - Least Concern

The Papuan lorikeet, also known as Stella's lorikeet and Mount-Goliath lorikeet (Charmosyna papou) is a species of parrot in the family Psittaculidae. It is found in New Guinea. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. The Papuan lorikeet occurs in a red phase and a melanistic phase, the melanistic phase is frequently found at higher altitudes and is more sensitive to overheating in warm weather.

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