Listing of Bird Species (A - L) Found in the Province of Maluku (Moluccas)

Maluku / Moluccas Map & Location


Photos of Birds found on the Maluku Islands.




Index of birds native to, or found on, the Maluku Islands: A - L

Amboina or Amboyna King Parrots (Alisterus amboinensis) aka Moluccan King Parrots, Ambon King Parrots or Amboina Green-Winged King Parrots - Range: Islands of Moluccas

Aru Island Eclectus Parrot (Eclectus roratus aruensis) - Range: Aru Islands in the province of Maluku in eastern Indonesia

Azure Kingfisher (Alcedo azurea) - Range: North Maluku

Barking Owls or Winking Owls

Barred Doves (Geopelia maugei) - Range: Found on Sumbawa, Flores, Sumba, Timor, the Tanimbar Islands, the Kei Islands (Maluku province) and other smaller islands

Bechstein's Violet-necked Lories (Eos squamata riciniata) - Range: Weda Islands and Islands of the Northern Moluccas

Bernstein' s Black Lories (Chalcopsitta atra bernsteini) - Range: Island of Misool (part of Maluku Islands) in Western New Guinea

Bernstein's Red Lories (Eos bornea bernsteini or Eos rubra bernsteini) - Range: Kai Islands (also known as Kei Islands) / in the south-eastern part of the Maluku Islands in Indonesia

Biak Pygmy Parrots (Micropsitta geelvinkiana misorienses) - Range: Biak Island, the largest of the Schouten Islands, off the northern coast of West Papua (the Indonesian part of New Guinea) at the entrance to Cenderawasih (Geelvink) Bay (part of Maluku Islands)

Bicolored White-eye (Tephrozosterops stalkeri) - Endemic to the island of Seram in the Maluku province of Indonesia

Black-chinned Whistler (Pachycephala mentalis) - Endemic to Halmahera and adjacent smaller islands in North Maluku, Indonesia (no photo)

Black-lored Parrots (Tanygnathus gramineus) - Range: Island of Buru (Maluku Province), Indonesia

Black Lories (Chalcopsitta atra atra) - Range: Islands of Misool (Maluku province)

Blue-eared Lories (Eos semilarvata) - Range: Mountains of Central Seram (formerly Ceram) (Maluku Province)

Blue-naped Parrots (Tanygnathus lucionensisis) - also known as the Luzon Parrot or Philippine Green Parrot - Endemic

Blue-streaked Lories (Eos reticulata) - Range: Tanimbar Islands (Maluku povince)

Blue-thighed Lories or Blue-thighed Lories (Lorius domicellus / tibialis) - Range: Seram and Ambon Islands, part of the Maluku Islands

Brown or Rusty Pitohui (Pitohui ferrugineus) - Range: Endemic to lowland and hill forests of New Guinea, Aru Islands in the province of Maluku

Buru Pygmy Parrots (Micropsitta bruijnii pileata) - Range: Mountains of Buru and Seram in the Southern Moluccas, Indonesia

Black-throated Lorikeets aka Dark-throated Lorikeets (Trichoglossus haematodus nigrogularis) - Range: Aru Islands (Maluku Province), Eastern Kai Islands (Kai Islands are also known as Kei Islands and are found in the south-eastern part of the Maluku Islands in Indonesia)

Blue-necked Red-cheeked Parrots aka Gilolo Parrots (Geoffroyus geoffroyi cyanicollis) - Range: Found in Mortai, Halmahera Island (the largest island in the Maluku Islands), Batjan, northern Moluccas / Maluku Islands, Indonesia

Blue-faced Parrot-finches (Erythrura trichroa)

Buru Great-billed Parrots (Tanygnathus megalorhynchos affinis) - Range: Buru, Seram, Amboina or Ambon, Haruku in the southern Moluccas

Buru Island King Parrots (Alisterus amboinensis buruensis) - Range: Buru in Southern Moluccas, Indonesia

Buru Pygmy Parrots (Micropsitta bruijnii pileata) - Range: Mountains of Buru and Seram in the Southern Moluccas, Indonesia

Buru Racket-tailed Parrots (Prioniturus mada) - Range: Island of Buru (Maluku province)

Buru Red-cheeked Parrots (Geoffroyus geoffroyi rhodops) - Range: Buru, Seram, Ambon, Saparua, Haruku, Seram Laut in southern Mollucas (Maluku Province)

Buru Red Lories (Eos bornea cyanonothus aka Eos rubra cyanonothus) - Range: Buru Island in the province of Maluku

Buru White-eye (Zosterops buruensis) - Endemic to the island of Buru

Carmine-fronted Lories (Chalcopsitta sintillata rubrifrons) - Range: Aru Islands in the province of Maluku in eastern Indonesia

Ceram Lories or Blue-eared Lories (Eos semilarvata) - Range: Mountains of Central Seram (formerly Ceram) (Maluku Province), in Indonesia

Channel-billed Cuckoo (Scythrops novaehollandiae)

Chattering Lories aka Moluccan Lories (Lorius garrulus garrulus) - Range: Halmahera and Weda Islands (part of the Maluku group of islands)

Cinnamon-breasted Whistler (Pachycephala johni) - Endemic to the Maluku Islands

Comb-crested Jacanas (Irediparra gallinacea), also known as the Lotusbird or Lilytrotter

Dusky Honeyeaters (Myzomela obscura)

Dusky Megapode or Dusky Scrubfowl (Megapodius freycinet) - Lives in forests and swamps, including mangroves, of the Maluku

Double-eyed Fig Parrots / Blue-faced Fig Parrots / Dwarf Fig Parrots / Red-faced Fig Parrots (Cyclopsitta diophthalma diophthalma)

Eclectus Parrots (Eclectus roratus)

Eleanora Cockatoos (Cacatua galerita eleonora) - Range: Aru Islands in the province of Maluku in eastern Indonesia

Everett's Blue-backed Parrots (Tanygnathus mulleri everetti)

Freer's Blue-backed Parrots (Tanygnathus mulleri freeri)

Goffins Cockatoos or White Black-billed Cockatoos (Cacatua goffini aka Lophochroa) - Range: Tanimbar Islands (Maluku province)

Grand Eclectus Parrots aka Dusky Eclectus (Eclectus roratus roratus) - Range: Buru, Seram (formerly Ceram), Amboina, Saparua, and Haruku in the South Moluccas / Maluka Island

Great-billed Parrots aka Moluccan Parrots or Island Parrots (Tanygnathus megalorynchos)

Greater Red-cheeked Parrots (Geoffroyus geoffroyi keyensis) - Range: Kai Islands (also known as Kei Islands) - found in the south-eastern part of the Maluku Islands

Green-naped Lories or Rainbow Lories (Trichoglossus haematodus haematodus) - Range: New Guinea, Buru and Seram (formerly Ceram) - Maluku Province

Gurney’s Eagle (Aquila gurneyi)

Halmahera Cuckoo-shrikes (Coracina parvula)

Halmahera Eclectus Parrots (Roratus vosmaeri / Vosmaeri Eclectus) - Range: Native to the islands in Northern and Central Moluccas

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