French: Lori de Margaret German: Margarethenlori Spanish: Lori de Margarita
Makira Harbour, San Cristobal, Solomon Islands
Solomon Is, including Bougainville, Gizo, Kolombangara, Nggatokae, Santa Isabel, Guadalcanal, Malaita, Makira (San Cristobal), Santa Ana and Santa Catalina#R.
20 cm; 40–60 g. Mid- to hindcrown blackish, rest of head, throat and nape red; complete yellow ring, bordered on both sides by dull black, from breast onto sides of... read more
Calls in general squeakier, lower-pitched and less shrill compared to congenerics. Calls include a... read more
Forests, second growth and coconut plantations from sea-level into lower mountains up to 1350 m,... read more
Food and feeding
Pollen, nectar and blossoms, and soft fruit, especially epiphytic Schefflera.
Display by male to female observed, Jan; gonads of collected birds inactive in Jul, although locals report breeding at that time.
No information, but fluctuations in abundance would seem likely in response to phenology of... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. CITES II. Currently considered Near Threatened. A BirdLife “restricted-range” species. Widespread and fairly common at least on Kolombangara,... read more
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