French: Coryllis des Bismarck German: Bismarckpapageichen Spanish: Lorículo de las Bismarck
Other common names:
P. L. Sclater
Duke of York Island
Bismarck Archipelago (New Hanover, New Ireland, Duke of York I and New Britain).
10 cm; 12 g. Similar to L. aurantiifrons but forehead green, throat patch orange-red, rump and uppertail-coverts yellow; underside of tail pale blue. Differs from... read more
Repeated, high-pitched “tsip, tsip” or “tse, tse”, but lower-pitched and slower than ... read more
Forest and secondary growth, including partially cleared areas, along coasts and in low hills.... read more
Food and feeding
Virtually no information, but suspected to feed on flowers and small fruits, usually singly or in pairs, frequently hanging upside-down. read more
Virtually no information. Just one nest found, in stump of a palm Areca sp., on New Britain, in local dry season (early year), but... read more
No information, other than suggestion that highest-altitude record might have involved a bird in... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. CITES II. Currently considered Near Threatened. Restricted-range species: confined to New Britain and New Ireland EBA. Generally considered uncommon... read more
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