Emerald Lorikeets

Emerald Lorikeet

Emerald Lorikeet aka Orange-billed Lorikeet (Neopsittacus pullicauda)

Lories and Lorikeets: Overview (Naming, Range and Description)

 
 

The Emerald Lorikeet (Neopsittacus pullicauda), also known as Orange-billed Lorikeet, is found in the subtropical or tropical mountains of Indonesia and Papua New Guinea to Sepik Region.

 

Emerald Lorikeets as Pets or in Aviculture:

Due to their endangered status, any suitable specimen that cannot be released back into their natural habitat (native range) should preferably be placed into a well-managed breeding program to ensure the continued survival of this species.

 

Taxonomy:

Family: Loriidae ... Genus: Scientific: Neopsittacus ... English: Gua Lorikeets ... Dutch: Goealori ... German: Gualoris ... French: Loriquet de Gua

Species: Scientific: Neopsittacus pullicauda pullicauda ... English: Emerald Lorikeet ... Dutch: Smaragdlori, Smaragdgualori ... German: Harterts Gualori, Smaragdgualori ... French: Loriquet vert Emeraude

Sub-Species / Races Including Nominate: alpinus, socialis, pullicauda

 
 

Sub-species:

 

Huon Emerald Lorikeets:

Family: Loriidae ... Genus: Scientific: Neopsittacus ... English: Gua Lorikeets ... Dutch: Goealori ... German: Gualoris ... French: Loriquet de Gua.

Species: Scientific: Neopsittacus pullicauda sociales ... English: Huon Emerald Lorikeet ... Dutch: Huon Smaragdgualori ... German: Huon Smaragdgualori ... French: Loriquet montagne de Mayr ... CITES II - Endangered Species

Distribution: Herzog Mountains and Mountains on Huon Peninsula

 

Orange-breasted Emerald Lorikeets:

Family: Loriidae ... Genus: Scientific: Neopsittacus ... English: Gua Lorikeets ... Dutch: Goealori ... German: Gualoris ... French: Loriquet de Gua

Species: Scientific: Neopsittacus pullicauda alpinus ... English: Orange-breasted Emerald Lorikeet ... Dutch: Oranjeborst Smaragdgualori ... German: Orangebrüstiger Smaragdgualori ... French: Loriquet de Victoria alpine ... CITES II - Endangered Species

Distribution: Snow Mountains, Fly River


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