Red-flanked Lorikeet

There are five subspecies:

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The Red-flanked Lorikeet is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Red-flanked Lorikeet (Charmosyna placentis) is a species of parrot in the Psittacidae family. It is found in Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical mangrove forests. Only the adult males have the red plumage on the head and sides. More

The Red-flanked Lorikeet aka Pleasing Lorikeet occurs naturally in Pandjang, Seram, Ambon and Ambelau, Southern Moluccas: Kai and Aru Islands, Southern New Guinea, East Gulf district, Eastern Highlands, Papua. (Please refer to below distribution map.) It is considered an endangered species (CITES II) in its natural habitat. Description The gender is easily identified as only adult males have the red plumage on the head and sides (please refer to the photos above and to the right).. More

The Red-Flanked Lorikeet is also known as the Pleasing Lorikeet and the Beautiful Lorikeet. They are a very small lory, approximately 6-1/2” in length. These birds are sexually dimorphic. The females are green and yellow. The males are green with bright blue cheeks and red faces and flanks. These birds come from the Moluccas, Kai and Aru Islands, Indonesia, through New Guinea and adjacent islands to the Bismarck Archipelago and Bouganville Island in the Solomons. More

Pair of Red-flanked Lorikeet in captivity - Male on right and female on left © Steve Milpacher Pair or Red-flanked Lorikeets in captivity, female in front © Steve Milpacher Red-flanked lory at feed bowl © Mary Claypool | Red-flanked Lorikeet at feed bowl © Mary Claypool | http://www.picturetrail. More

Did You Know?The Red-flanked Lorikeet has been observed investigating arboreal termitaria (termite nests in trees), likely in preparation for nesting. Species Profile Genus: Charmosyna Species: placentis Size: Adult Weight: 17cm (6.6 in) 38-48g (1.3-1.7 oz) Races including nominate: five: C.p. placentis, C.p. intensior, C.p. ornata, C.p. subplacens, C.p. More

Red-flanked Lorikeet Charmosyna placentis 2009 IUCN Red List Category (as evaluated by BirdLife International - the official Red List Authority for birds for IUCN): Least Concern Justification This species has a very large range, and hence does not approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the range size criterion (Extent of Occurrence 30% decline over ten years or three generations). More

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Red-flanked Lorikeet Charmosyna placentis placentis - Male Red-flanked Lorikeet Photographer : More

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Red-flanked Lorikeet Charmosyna placentis = Described by: Temminck (1834) Alternate common name(s): Blue-eared Lorikeet, Yellow-fronted Blue-eared Lorikeet, Lowland Lorikeet, Yellow-fronted Lorikeet Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors Photographs Cincinnati Zoo, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA - Aug 9, 2006 More

Order : Psittaciformes
Family : Psittacidae
Genus : Charmosyna
Species : placentis
Authority : (Temminck, 1834)