French: Coryllis des Moluques German: Zierpapageichen Spanish: Lorículo amable
N Moluccas: Morotai, Halmahera, Kasiruta and Bacan.
11 cm. Emerald green, slightly darker on uppersides and wings; bill black; forehead to mid-crown red; throat patch, edge of wing, and rump and uppertail-coverts red; legs... read more
Not well documented. Calls include short high-pitched notes, given singly or in phrases of 3–4... read more
Primary and secondary forest areas, selectively logged forest, coastal Casuarina trees,... read more
Food and feeding
Birds have been seen foraging in the crowns of tall flowering and fruiting Erythrina and Casuarina trees, Rhizophora... read more
Known to make diurnal movements over long distances.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. CITES II. A BirdLife “restricted-range” species. Overall, moderately common; rare in primary forest, commoner in secondary forest.
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