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Black-lored Parrot

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Photo © by tony.saw Wamlama logging Road, Buru, Maluku, Indonesia, September 2017
Photo © by tony.saw
Wamlama logging Road, Buru, Maluku, Indonesia, September 2017

Alternative name: Buru Green Parrot

Tanygnathus gramineus

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[edit] Identification

40cm (15¾ in)

  • Green overall plumage
  • Black lores
  • Turquoise crown
  • Bluish-grey wash over crown and upper cheeks
  • Bill: red in the male; grey-brown in the female

[edit] Distribution

South-east Asia: found in the montane forests of Buru (southern Moluccan Islands)

[edit] Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species[1].

[edit] Habitat

Montane forests generally above 600–700 m.

[edit] Behaviour

Partly nocturnal.

There is no information available on diet or breeding.

[edit] References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2018. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2018. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved March 2019)

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