Brown lory

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Brown lory
Brown Lory (Chalcopsitta duivenbodei)-7.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Psittaciformes
Family: Psittaculidae
Genus: Chalcopsitta
Species: C. duivenbodei
Binomial name
Chalcopsitta duivenbodei
(Dubois, 1884)

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.

Taxonomy

The brown lory species contains two subspecies:[2]

Chalcopsitta duivenbodei Dubois 1884

  • Chalcopsitta duivenbodei duivenbodei Dubois, 1884
  • Chalcopsitta duivenbodei syringanuchalis Neumann, 1915

Description

The brown lory has a black beak, yellow-streaked face, white tail and mostly dark brown plumage.

Jurong Bird park

References

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Chalcopsitta duivenbodei". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ "Zoological Nomenclature Resource: Psittaciformes (Version 9.022)". www.zoonomen.net. 2009-03-28. 

External links

  • World Parrot Trust Parrot Encyclopedia - Species Profile



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