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Purple-bellied Lory

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Alternate name
Lorius hypoinochrous Scientific name 
Psittaciformes Order
Psittacidae Family   
26 cm Length
Tropical mangrove/moist forest, shrubland & plantations, up to 1,600 m, in:- Melanesia:- Papua New Guinea:- Island of New Guinea:- Bismark, D'Entrecasteaux Archipelago, Louisiades, Milne Bay Islands, New Britain, Habitat-Altitude-Range
2 White eggs incubation 25-26 days Clutch  
Fruit, nectar, seeds, buds, shoots, flowers. Food 
1357 World Number
Least Concern Status

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wpeAD3.jpg (3885 bytes) Purple-bellied Lory call
(Lorius hypoinochrous)
Keith Blomerley XC24711
01-09-2008, Papua New Guinea


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