French: Lori strié German: Streifenlori Spanish: Lori estriado
upper Setekwa River, New Guinea
W & C New Guinea on S slopes of Central Ranges, from Snow Mts E to Crater Mountain (Chimbu Province of Papua New Guinea); known from few localities.
18 cm. Green, darker and plain above, paler and with fine yellow streaking below, this being lighter and somewhat whiter on face, becoming heavier and yellower on breast to... read more
Calls include a shrill, upslurred “stree-eek”, often repeated and given in flight (likened to some... read more
Foothill and lower montane forest, from lowlands at 80 m up to 1800 m.
Food and feeding
Flowers of canopy trees and epiphytes, including inflorescences of Dimorphanthera and Poikilospermum.
Possibly nomadic: birds in E of range appeared in mixed nectarivore flocks at peak of flowering... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. CITES II. Currently considered Near Threatened. A BirdLife “restricted-range” species. Little known and poorly recorded but, although... read more
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