French: Lori à front rouge German: Rotstirnlori Spanish: Lori frentirrojo
Salawati and the north-western extremity of New Guinea.
Two subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution
C. r. rubronotata
(Wallace, 1862) – W Papuan Is (Salawati I) and N New Guinea from Vogelkop to Adelbert Mts.
C. r. kordoana
(A. B. Meyer, 1874) – Biak I, in Geelvink Bay (NW New Guinea).
17 cm; 30–35 g. Green above, yellowish green below; forehead and sides of breast red, as are underwing-coverts, uppertail-coverts and base of underside of tail; ear-... read more
Main calls are a sharp “kssit” and a harsh “queet”, which is also given in flight. Quite similar to... read more
Canopy of secondary forest and coconut plantations along the coastline and inland hill forest up to... read more
Food and feeding
No certain information, but feeding in tall flowering trees observed and reportedly at coconut blossoms.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. CITES II. Common in places, but generally not as abundant as sympatric congeners.
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