French: Coryllis à gorge jaune German: Elfenpapageichen Spanish: Lorículo de Java
G. R. Gray, 1859,
Forms a species-group with L. exilis and L. flosculus. Monotypic.
Java and Bali.
12 cm. Green, more yellowish below; orange bill; large orange-yellow patch on throat; can have very faint orange band on nape; rump and uppertail-coverts red; legs pale... read more
Flight call a high-pitched tinkling double note, e.g. “tsee!-tsik”, with emphasis on the first note... read more
Lowland swamp forest, montane forest, more open areas with Casuarina trees, up to 1850 m.
Food and feeding
Observed feeding in flowering Erythrina trees, in Ficus, and at Cassia siamea flowers.
Apr–May. Nest in hollow in tree, often a palm trunk or an old barbet hole; once in top of tree-fern at the edge of primary forest.... read more
No certain information but considered probably nomadic.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. CITES II. Currently considered near-threatened. Considered generally uncommon throughout range in both Java and Bali.
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