Parrots / Hookbills (Lories, Lorikeets, King Parrots, Fig Parrots, Cockatoos, etc.) found in New Guinea

New Guinea Map / Location

Amboina King ParrotBelow listed are parrots (hookbills, such as lories, lorikeets, fig parrots, king parrots, etc.) that are native to, or found in, New Guinea. Any images are linked to the respective species pages, where one can learn more about the different birds featured on this page.

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Parrots of New Guinea: A - L (below) ... M - R ... S - Z

Amboina or Amboyna King (Alisterus amboinensis) aka Moluccan King Parrot, Ambon King Parrot or Amboina Green-Winged King Parrot

Aru Red-cheeked Parrots (Geoffroyus geoffroyi aruensis) - southern New Guinea

Arfak Alpine Lorikeets (Oreopsittacus arfaki arfaki)

Banded Lories or Dusky Lories (Pseudeos fuscatais / fuscata) - Range: Papua New Guinea

Beaufort's Black-capped Lories (Lorius or Domicella lory viridicrissalis) - Range: Northern New Guinea

Biak Red-sided Eclectus Parrot (Eclectus roratus biaki aka Lorius roratus biaki) - 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

Bismarck's Hanging Parrot (Loriculus tener) - also known as the Green-fronted Hanging-parrot, Coryllis Des Bismark, or Lorículo De Las Bismarck - Range: Papua New Guinea

Blue-naped LoryBlack-capped or Blue-naped Lory (Lorius lory lory) - Range: Waigeu, Batanta, Western Papuan Islands, Vogelkop, Western New Guinea

Black Lory (Chalcopsitta atra) - Range: Western New Guinea

Black Lory

Black-winged LorikeetBlack-winged Lory, Blue-cheeked Lory (Eos cyanogenia) - Range: Islands of Biak, Numfoor, Manim and Mios Num in Geelvink Bay, Western New Guinea

Blue-eyed Cockatoo (Cacatua ophthalmica)

Blue-faced Lories (Trichoglossus haematodus intermedius) - Range: Northern New Guinea from Torricelli Mountains and Sepik region to Astrolabe Bay

Brehm's Tiger Parrot (Psittacella brehmii) - Range: Highlands of New Guinea

Buru Red Lories (Eos b. cyanonothus)

Cardinal Lories (Chalcopsitta cardinalis)

Ceram Lories / Blue-eared Lories (Eos semilarvata) - Range: New Guinea, Aru Islands in the province of Maluku, Papuan Islands (Eastern Indonesia)

Desmarest's Golden-headed Parrot is also known as Large Fig Parrot, Desmarest's Lory or Desmarest's Fig Parrots (Psittaculirostris desmarestii) - Range: Papua New Guinea

Double-eyed Fig ParrotDouble-eyed Fig Parrots (Cyclopsitta diophthalma)

Duchess Lorikeet (Charmosyna margarethae) aka Lori De Margaret, Lori De Marguerite, or Lori De Margarita - Range: Papua New Guinea

Dusky Lory (Pseudeos fuscata or Pseudeos fuscatais) - also known as Banded Lory - Range: Papua New Guinea

Dusky Lory

Duybendode's LoryDuyvenbode's Lory (Chalcopsitta duyvenbodeiis) - Range: North-western New Guinea, Western New Guinea, East Aitape Area, and the territory of New Guinea

Eclectus Parrot (Eclectus roratus)

Eclectus Parrots

Edward's Fig ParrotEdwards' Fig Parrot (P. edwardsii) - also known as Edwards's Fig-parrot or Edwards' Fig Parrot - Range: North-eastern New Guinea

Emerald Lorikeets or Orange-billed Lorikeets (Neopsittacus pullicauda)

Emerald Lorikeet

Fairy Lorikeets (Charmosyna pulchella pulchella)

Fergusson Island Lories (Lorius hypoinochrous devittatus) - Range: Trobriand and Woodlark Islands, Bismarck and D'Entrecastreaux Archipelagos, south-eastern New Guinea


Goldie's LorikeetGoldie's Lorikeets (Trichoglossus goldei)

Great-billed Parrot (Tanygnathus megalorynchos) aka Moluccan Parrot or Island Parrot - Range: Islands of west New Guinea

Great-billed Parrot

Greater Alpine Lorikeets (Oreopsittacus arfaki arfaki)

Greater Madarasz's Parrot (Psittacella madaraszi major) - Range: Weyland Mountains and northern slopes Snow Mountains, Western New Guinea

Green-streaked Lories (Chalcopsitta sintillata chloroptera) - Range: Southeast and Western New Guinea, Papua

Hartert's Fairy Lorikeets (Charmosyna pulchella rothschild) - Range: Western New Guinea

Hartert's Orange-fronted Hanging Parrot (Loriculus aurantiifrons meeki) - Range: Southeastern New Guinea

Huon Emerald Lorikeets (Neopsittacus pullicauda sociales) - Range: Herzog Mountains and mountains of Huon Peninsula, New Guinea

Huon Parrot (Psittacella madaraszi huonensis aka Psittacella modesta huonensis) - Range: Huon Peninsula in Papua New Guinea

Josephine loriesJobi Lories (Lorius lory jobiensis)

Josephine's Lorikeets (Charmosyna josefinae) - Range: Papua New Guinea

Lilac-collared Parrot (G. s. buergersi) - Range: New Guinea: Western New Guinea, south-eastern Papua

Lorentz's Painted Tiger Parrots (Psittacella picta lorentzi) - Range: Snow Mountains, Western New Guinea


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