Goldie's Lorikeet

Goldie's Lorikeet is 19 cm long. It is mainly green, and its underside is yellow-green with dark green longitudinal streaks. It has a red plumage on crown, which is less extensive in the female. The back of its head is blue, its cheeks are mainly mauve and blue, its beak is black, and its irises are brown. Its legs are greenish-brown. In juveniles the red on the head is reduced to a small red patch above its beak. Juveniles have a brown beak, a green crown, and greyish-blue plumage on the back of head.

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The Goldie's 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 Goldie's Lorikeet (Psitteuteles goldiei) is a species of parrot in the Psittacidae family. It is found in forest and woodland in New Guinea, primarily at altitudes of 1000-2200 m.a.s.l. It is mostly green with yellowish streaks in the chest area, and a red, blue and purple head. It is said to resemble a watermelon in appearance. It is a small bird measureing 19 cm (7 ½ in) in length and weighing 45-60 grams. More

The Goldie's Lorikeet's natural habitat is secure with little to no immediate threats; however, since it is fairly scarce throughout its range, it is currently listed on CITES II. The Goldie's Lorikeet is basically an all green bird with yellow streaking on the chest and belly. The head is bright red with bluish-purple coloring around the face. Its beak is black, and the skin around its eye and feet is light grey. More

An article about GOLDIE'S LORIKEETS Vera Dennison 2. Avizandum Magazine Blog for Birdkeepers 3. A Goldie Lorikeet enjoying some TLC 4. New Guestbook An article about GOLDIE'S LORIKEETS Vera Dennison - everything you need to know about these lovely birds beautiful colours and a good nature make them a wonderful petThe pretty birds originate from New Guinea, are 19cm long and have a mass of 55-65g. More

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Did You Know?The Goldie's Lorikeet was almost unknown in aviculture until the mid 1970s. Species Profile Genus: Psitteuteles Species: goldiei Size: Adult Weight: 19cm (7.4 in) 45-57g (1. More

The Goldie's Lorikeet (Psitteuteles goldiei) is a species of parrot in the Psittacidae family. Richard Bowdler Sharpe ( 22 November 1847 - 25 December 1909) was an English Zoologist. Parrots are birds of the roughly 350 Species in 85 genera comprising the order Psittaciformes, found in most warm and tropical regions The true parrots are about 330 species of bird belonging to the Psittacidae family, one of the two "traditional" families in the biological order It is found in Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. More

Did You Know?The Goldie's Lorikeet was almost unknown in aviculture until the mid 1970s. Status in the Wild World Population: Above 100,000 Range: Found in the highlands of New Guinea, east from Weyland Mountains, Irian Jaya. Habitat: Seen in montane primary forest and eucalyptus woodland up to 2800m (9184 ft). May also be found at sea level. Threat Summary: No threats at present. More

the Goldie's Lorikeet is a cautious bird, preferring to timidly creep its way around than boisterously charge ahead as do the other species of the genus Trichoglossus. Goldie's Lorikeets can be housed as a single pair or grouped either in a single species flight or a mixed species community. More

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Order : Psittaciformes
Family : Psittacidae
Genus : Psitteuteles
Species : goldiei
Authority : Sharpe, 1882