Stephen's lorikeet

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Stephen's lorikeet
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Psittaciformes
Family: Psittaculidae
Genus: Vini
Species: V. stepheni
Binomial name
Vini stepheni
(North, 1908)

The Stephen's lorikeet (Vini stepheni), also known as the Henderson lorikeet, is a species of parrot in the family Psittaculidae. It is endemic to Henderson Island in the Pitcairn Islands of the South Pacific.

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest. It is threatened by habitat loss.

References

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



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