Red-rumped Lorikeets or Red-spotted Lorikeets


Red-rumped Lorikeet o Red-spotted LorikeetLories and Lorikeets: Overview (Naming, Range and Description)




Distribution

The Red-rumped Lorikeet or Red-spotted Lorikeet (Charmosyna / Hypocharmosyna rubronotata rubronotata) is considered endangered (CITES II) in its natural habitat in North-western New Guinea, Salawati Island in Indonesia.


Sub-species


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:

Distribution: Salawati Island, North-western New Guinea ... CITES II - Endangered Species

Family: Loriidae

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

Species: Scientific: Charmosyna rubronotata rubronotata aka Hypocharmosyna rubronotata rubronotata ... English: Red-spotted Lorikeet, Red-rumped Lorikeet ... Dutch: Roodgevlekte Lori, Roodstuit Honingpapegaai ... German: Rotbürzellori ... French: Loriquet aux marques rouges

Sub-Species / Races Including Nominate: rubronotata, kordoana




Sub-species:

Biak Red-spotted Lorikeets:

Average Length: 17cm or 6.5 ins

Distribution: 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)

Breeding: The average clutch consists of 2 eggs, which are incubated 22 to 23 days.

Family: Loriidae

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

Species: Scientific: Charmosyna rubronotata kordoana aka Hypocharmosyna rubronotata kordoana ... English: Biak Red-spotted Lorikeet ... Dutch: Biak Roodgevlekte Lori ... German: Biak Rotstirnlori ... French: Loriquet à croupion rouge


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