French: Coryllis vert German: Däumlingspapageichen Spanish: Lorículo exiguo
Other common names:
Small Sulawesi Hanging-parrot
Sulawesi and Butung#R.
10–11 cm. Green, more yellowish on underparts; bill red; thin red spot on throat, bordered bluish below; rump and uppertail-coverts red; legs orange. Female has red... read more
Not well documented. Calls include short, staccato, high-pitched, insect-like notes, given in... read more
Hill and lowland forest, occasionally mangroves and trees in open country, from sea-level to 1000 m. read more
Food and feeding
Figs (Ficus), nectar and blossoms.
Feb and Aug. Nest in hole in dead palm. Clutch size unknown, but egg size (in captivity) 18·9–19·6 mm × 14... read more
Probably nomadic, following the flowering of trees; in May 1871, after several months with only a... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near Threatened. CITES II. A BirdLife “restricted-range” species. Overlooked or decidedly local, generally in small... read more
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