Orange-fronted hanging parrot

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Orange-fronted hanging parrot
Loriculus aurantiifrons Smit.jpg
Male
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Psittaciformes
Family: Psittacidae
Genus: Loriculus
Species: L. aurantiifrons
Binomial name
Loriculus aurantiifrons
Schlegel, 1873

The orange-fronted hanging parrot or Papuan hanging parrot (Loriculus aurantiifrons) is a small species of parrot in the family Psittaculidae. It is endemic to forest in New Guinea and adjacent smaller islands. It sometimes includes the Bismarck hanging parrot as a subspecies.

References

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Loriculus aurantiifrons". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 

External links

  • World Parrot Trust Parrot Encyclopedia - Species Profiles


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