Lorikeets: Species, Distribution / Ranges

Lory Information

Genera of Lorikeets: Trichoglossus, Charmosyna, Glossopsitta, Neopsittacus, Oreopsittacus):

Common & Scientific Names:Native Range

Genus: Trichoglossus

 
Blue-faced Lories (Trichoglossus haematodus intermedius) Northern New Guinea from Torricelli Mountains and Sepik region to Astrolabe Bay
Blue Mountain Lory (Trichoglossus haematodus moluccanus)Eastern & South Australia,Tasmania
Black-throated aka Dark-throated Lorikeets (Trichoglossus haematodus nigrogularis) Aru Islands and eastern Kai Islands (Kai Islands are known as Kei Islands, and are found in the south-eastern part of the Maluku Islands in Indonesia)
Brook's Lorikeets (Trichoglossus haematodus brooki)Probably Spirit, one of the Aru Islands in the province of Maluku in eastern Indonesia
Cherry-red Lorikeets (Ponapé Lory) (Trichoglossus rubiginosus)Caroline Islands - a large archipelago of widely scattered islands in the western Pacific Ocean, northeast of New Guinea - situated in Micronesia.
Dark-throated Lorikeets (Trichoglossus haematodus nigrogularis)Aru Islands in the province of Maluku in eastern Indonesia
Deplanche's or Deplanchi's Lorikeets (Trichoglossus haematodus deplanchii) New Caledonia and Loyalty Islands
Djampea Lorikeets (Trichoglossus haematodus djampeanus)Djampea Island, Indonesia
Edward's Lorikeets (Trichoglossus haematodus capistratus)Timor island (Divided between the independent state of East Timor, and West Timor, belonging to the Indonesian province of East Nusa Tenggara)
Forsten's Lorikeets (Trichoglossus haematodus)Indonesia
Gold and Green Lorikeets or Scaly-breasted Lorikeets (Trichoglossus chlorolepidotus)Northern Queensland, North Australia
Goldie's Lorikeets (Trichoglossus goldei)New Guinea
Green-naped Lories or Rainbow Lories (Trichoglossus haematodus haematodus)New Guinea, Buru and Seram (formerly Ceram) - Maluku Province in Indonesia
Iris Lorikeets (Trichoglossus iris)Timor and Wetar Island (province of Maluku) in Indonesia
Johnstone's Lories (Trichoglossus johnstoniae)Mindinao, Philippines
Massena's Lorikeets (Coconut Lory) (Trichoglossus haematodus massena)New Hebrides
Meyer's Lorikeets (Trichoglossus flavoviridus)Sulawesi (formerly known as Celebes) - part of the Maluku island group in Indonesia Group, Indonesia
Mitchell's Lorikeets (Trichoglossus haematodus mitchellii)Islands of Bali and Lombok, Indonesia
Mount-Apo Lories (Johnstone's Lories) (Trichoglossus johnstoniae)Mindinao, Philippines
New Caledonia Lories or Deplanche's Lorikeets (Trichoglossus haematodus deplanchii)Loyalty Islands - archipelago in the Pacific that is part of the French territory of New Caledonia
Ninigo Lorikeets (Trichoglossus haematodus nesophilus)Ninigo and Hermit Groups,which is west of Manus Island in Papua New Guinea.
Olive-green Lorikeets (Trichoglossus haematodus flavicans) New Hanover and Admiralty Islands
Ornate Lories or Ornate Lorikeets (Trichoglossus ornatus)Sulawesi (formerly known as Celebes) - part of the Maluku island group in Indonesia Group, Indonesia
Pale-headed Lorikeets (Trichoglossus haematodus caeruleiceps)Southern New Guinea in southern Trans-Fly region and lower Fly River
Perfect Lorikeets (Trichoglossus euteles)Indonesia
Ponapé Lories (Trichoglossus rubiginosus)Caroline Islands - a large archipelago of widely scattered islands in the western Pacific Ocean, northeast of New Guinea - situated in Micronesia.
Rainbow Lories / Lorikeets (Green Naped) aka Green Naped Lories / Lorikeets (Trichoglossus haematodus haematodus)New Guinea, Buru and Seram (formerly Ceram) in the province of Maluku, Indonesia
Rainbow Lories / Lorikeets aka Swainson's Blue Mountain, Swainson's Blue Mt. Lorikeet, Swainson's Lory, Blue Mountain Lories (Trichoglossus haematodus moluccanus)Eastern & South Australia,Tasmania
Red-breasted Lories or Salvadory Black-capped Lories (Trichoglossus haematodus mitchelli)Bali, Lombok Island in Indonesia
Red-collared Lorikeets (Trichoglossus haematodus rubritorquis)Northern Australia
Red-crowned Lorikeets (Trichoglossus versicolor)Northern Australia from Kimberley region of Western Australia east to coast of northeast Queensland
Red Lorikeets or Ponape Lories (Trichoglossus rubiginosus)Caroline Islands - a large archipelago of widely scattered islands in the western Pacific Ocean, northeast of New Guinea - situated in Micronesia.
Rosenberg's Lorikeets (Trichoglossus haematodus rosenbergi)Islands off north coast of New Guinea
Scaly-breasted Lorikeets (Trichoglossus chlorolepidotus)Northern Queensland, North Australia
Southern Green-naped Lorikeets (Trichoglossus haematodus micropteryx) Eastern New Guinea; islands of Manam, Bagabag and Misima
Stresemann's Lorikeets (Trichoglossus haematodus stresemanni)Kalao-tua Island, Indonesia
Sula Lorikeets (Trichoglossus flavoviridus flavoviridus)Sula Islands - a group of islands in the Malukus in Indonesia. Its three main islands are Mangole, Sanae and Taliabu.
Sumba Lorikeets (Trichoglossus haematodus fortis)Sumba Island, Indonesia
Swainson's / Swainson's Blue Lories or Swainson's Blue Mountain Lorikeets (Trichoglossus haematodus moluccanus)Eastern & South Australia,Tasmania
Varied Lorikeets (Trichoglossus versicolor)Northern Australia from Kimberley region of Western Australia east to coast of northeast Queensland
Weber's Lorikeets (Trichoglossus haematodus weberi)Indonesia
Western Mount Apo Lorikeets (Trichoglossus johnstoniae pistra)Mt. Malindang, Western Mindanao in the Philippines
Wetar Lorikeets (Trichoglossus haematodus flavotectus)Wetar and Roma Islands (province of Maluku) in Indonesia
Yellow & Green Lorikeets (Trichoglossus flavoviridus flavoviridus)Sula Islands - a group of islands in the Malukus in Indonesia. Its three main islands are Mangole, Sanae and Taliabu.
Yellow-headed Lorikeets (Trichoglossus euteles)Timor-Leste and the Lesser Sunda Islands from Lomblen east to Nila and Babar (Indonesia)

Genus: Charmosyna

 

Genus: Oreopsittacus

 
Arfak Alpine Lorikeets (Oreopsittacus arfaki arfaki)New Guinea
Greater Alpine Lorikeets (Oreopsittacus arfaki arfaki)New Guinea
Southern Alpine Lorikeets (Oreopsittacus arfaki grandis)

Southeast New Guinea west to Huon peninsula and Sepik Region

Victoria Lories or Southern Alpine Lorikeets (Oreopsittacus arfaki arfaki)New Guinea
Whiskered Lorikeets (Oreopsittacus arfaki arfaki)New Guinea

Genus: Neopsittacus

 

Genus: Glossopsitta

 
Little Lorikeets (Glossopsitta pusilla)Tasmania
Musk Lorikeets (Glossopsitta concinna)Southeast Australia, Kangaroo Islands, Tasmania
Purple-crowned Lorikeets (Glossopsitta porphysocephala)Southern Australia

Common & Scientific Names, and Native Ranges

Genera: Loriculus and Psitteuteles (may not be considered a true member of the "Lorikeet" group of birds - included for completeness)

Malay Lorikeets (Loriculus galgulus)Thailand south of Kra, Malaysia, Singapore, Anamba and Riau Islands, Borneo and some off-shore islands, Sumatra as well as islands of Bangka, Belitung, Nias, Siberut, Sipora and Enggano, in Indonesia
Ruby-capped Lorikeets (Psitteuteles iris rubripileum)Independent state of East Timor (West Timor belongs to the Indonesian province of East Nusa Tenggara)


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