French: Lori de Josephine German: Josefinenlori Spanish: Lori de Josefina
Arfak Mountains, New Guinea.
Three subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution
C. j. josefinae
(Finsch, 1873) – W New Guinea from Vogelkop Peninsula to Snow Mts.
C. j. cyclopum
E. J. O. Hartert, 1930 – Cyclops Mts, in NC New Guinea.
C. j. sepikiana
Neumann, 1922 – C New Guinea from Sepik R and Western Highlands E to Mt Bosavi.
23–25 cm. Plumage extensively red, with orange bill and legs, blue-streaked black patch from behind eye over rear crown and nape; black lower belly, flanks and thighs;... read more
Calls include high-pitched screeches such as a shrill “skreet” and a quieter “tsit”, quite similar... read more
In habits forest, forest edge and partly cultivated land, generally at middle elevations, 760... read more
Food and feeding
Nectar, pollen and flower buds, taken in canopy trees and mid-storey epiphytes; a climbing vine with large white flowers noted to be... read more
Bird in breeding condition taken in Feb; no other information.
No information, but possibly nomadic.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. CITES II. Considered to be generally sparse and local throughout most parts of range, although assessments may be biased by unobtrusive behaviour.... read more
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