Stephen's lorikeet

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Stephen's lorikeet
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Psittaciformes
Superfamily: Psittacoidea
Family: Psittaculidae
Subfamily: Loriinae
Tribe: Loriini
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 Pitcairn.

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. 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. 

External links

  • BirdLife Species Factsheet.



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