Josephine's Lorikeets

Josephine's Lorikeet

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




The Josephine's Lorikeet (Charmosyna josefinae) is found in Indonesia and Papua New Guinea, where its preferred habitat includes the subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montanes.


Sub-species:

  • Josephine's Lorikeets - Nominate species(Charmosyna josefinae josefinae) - averages 24 cm / 9.6 inches in length

Josephine loriesJosephine's Lories 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: Vini ... English: Vini Lory ... Dutch: Vinilori ... German: Maidloris ... French: Lori Vini ... Species: Scientific: Vini australis ... English: Blue-crowned Lory ... Dutch: Blauwkaplori ... German: Blaukäppchenlori ... French: Lori vini à crête bleu



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Species Research by Sibylle Johnson



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