French: Perruche de Buru German: Burupapagei Spanish: Loro de Buru
J. F. Gmelin, 1788,
Ambon; error = Buru.
Buru, S Moluccas.
40 cm. Generally dull green throughout, slightly brighter on hindneck; bill red; crown and upper cheeks lightly washed bluish grey bisected by a black line through lores and... read more
Not well documented. Commonest vocalization a repeated loud nasal squawk rendered “crawk” or “kyeh”. read more
Montane forest above 600–700 m. Birds, assumed to be this species were heard nightly arriving... read more
Food and feeding
No detailed information, but may be largely nocturnal.
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. CITES II. A BirdLife “restricted-range” species. Very poorly known, owing to at least partially nocturnal habits, but upland forest on Buru now judged... read more
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