Yellowish-streaked lory

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Yellowish-streaked lory
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Psittaciformes
Family: Psittaculidae
Genus: Chalcopsitta
Species: C. scintillata
Binomial name
Chalcopsitta scintillata
Temminck, 1835

The yellowish-streaked lory (Chalcopsitta scintillata), also known as the streaked lory or yellow-streaked lory, is a species of parrot in the family Psittaculidae.

Distribution and habitat

It is found in the Aru Islands and southern New Guinea. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest and subtropical or tropical mangrove forest.


The yellowish-streaked lory species contains three subspecies:[2]

  • Chalcopsitta scintillata (Temminck) 1835
    • Chalcopsitta scintillata chloroptera Salvadori 1876
    • Chalcopsitta scintillata rubrifrons Gray,GR 1858
    • Chalcopsitta scintillata scintillata (Temminck) 1835


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Chalcopsitta scintillata". 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)". 2009-03-28. 

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