Male in front of female, resting in a dead shrub

Male in front of female, resting in a dead shrub
Species: Plum-faced Lorikeet   Oreopsittacus arfaki
Subspecies: major
Author: Guy Dutson
Saturday, August 7, 2010
Added to IBC: 4 Jan 2011 - 12:26
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Altitude (m): 
3319 meters


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Birds of New Guinea
Including Bismarck Archipelago and Bougainville
All of the 943 species known to occur are covered, including the extraordinarily high total of 456 endemics, as well as 5 introduced species, 2 species yet to be formally described and a separate appendix with 75 vagrants. Subspecies are listed also to give a comprehensive overview of the remarkable regional avifauna.


Guy Dutson, IBC973223. Accessible at

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Guy Dutson, IBC973223. Photo of Plum-faced Lorikeet Oreopsittacus arfaki at Lake Habbema, New Guinea. Accessible at

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