Sepik Lorikeets

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





Status in the Wild / Distribution:

The Sepik Lorikeets (Charmosyna josefinae sepikiana) are endangered in their natural habitat in the mountains of Sepik region, Western Highlands and Papua New Guinea.


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 Lorikeet ... Dutch: Honingpapegaaien ... German: Zierloris ... French: Loriquet de miele

Species: Scientific: Charmosyna josefinae sepikiana ... English: Sepik Lorikeet ... Dutch: Sepik Josephine's Lori ... German: Sepik Josephinenlori ... French: Loriquet de Sepik


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