Striated Lorikeets

Striated Lorikeets aka Yellow-streaked Lorikeets (Charmosyna multistriata aka Hypocharmosyna multistriata)

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

Striated Lorikeet, Lori Strié, or




Striated Lorikeet

Status in the Wild / Distribution:

The Striated Lorikeet (Charmosyna multistriata aka Hypocharmosyna multistriata) - also known as Yellow-streaked Lorikeet - is endemic to Western New Guinea. This parrot is endangered in their natural habitat (CITES II).

These lorikeets average 18 cm / 7.2 inches in length. The average clutch consists of 2 eggs which are incubated for abouit 25 days.

 

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 multistriata aka Hypocharmosyna multistriata ... English: Striated Lorikeet ... Dutch: Honinglori, Veelstrepen Lori ... German: Vielstrichellori ... French: Loriquet multistrié


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Species Research by Sibylle Johnson

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