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Alternative names: Sangir Hanging Parrot

Loriculus catamene


12-13.5 cm. Predominantly green, with a red throat patch, rump, elongated uppertail-coverts and tip of tail. Orange-red undertail-coverts, tipped green. Edge of forewing yellowish-green. Bill black. Eye yellow/white. Female-green crown; red spots on forehead, and irregular red spots on throat. Eye brown. Endangered.


Island of Sangihe, north of Sulawesi, Indonesia.



Mixed coconut groves and forest.


It feeds on coconut nectar.

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