Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Parrots, Macaws and Allies :: Purple-naped Lory

Purple-naped Lory Lorius domicella

Described by: Linnaeus (1758)
Alternate common name(s): Blue-thighed Lory
Old scientific name(s): Lorius domicellus


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S. Moluccas;
Two island populations;
Maluku Province, Seram and Ambon Is.
A feral population on Buru Is. Is probably now extinct.
The range of the Blue-thighed Lory (tibialis) is unknown, but possibly is from the Moluccas.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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