Red-chinned Lorikeets


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




Distribution:

The Red-chinned Lorikeet (Charmosyna rubrigularis rubrigularis) is native to New Britain and New Ireland, where they are considered endangered (CITES II) due to habitat destruction and capturing for the pet trade.


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: Charmosyna ... English: Honey Lorikeets ... Dutch: Honingpapegaaien ... German: Zierloris ... French: Loriquet de miele

Species: Scientific: Charmosyna rubrigularis rubrigularis aka Hypocharmosyna rubrigularis rubrigularis ... English: Red-chinned Lorikeet, Red-throated Lorikeet ... Dutch: Roodkinlori ... German: Rotkehllori, Rotkehlprachtzierlori ... French: Loriquet à menton rouge

Sub-Species / Races Including Nominate: rubrigularis, krakari




Sub-species:

Karkar Red-chinned Lorikeets:

Distribution: Karkar Island ... CITES II - Endangered Species

Family: Loriidae

Genus: Scientific: Charmosyna ... English: Honey Lorikeets ... Dutch: Honingpapegaaien ... German: Zierloris ... French: Loriquet de miele

Species: Scientific: Charmosyna rubrigularis krakari aka Hypocharmosyna rubrigularis krakari ... English: Karkar Red-chinned Lorikeet ... Dutch: Karkar Roodkinlori ... German: Karkar Rotkehllori ... French: Loriquet de Karkar


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