Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Parrots, Macaws and Allies :: Kuhl's Lorikeet
Kuhl's Lorikeet Vini kuhlii
Described by: Vigors (1824)
Alternate common name(s): Kuhl's Lory, Ruby Lorikeet, Rimatara Lorikeet, Scarlet-breasted Lorikeet, Ruby Lory
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
Select thumbnail to view larger image - Place cursor over image for image information
RangeIslands of s. Pacific;
Two widely separated groups of islands;
Rimatara (Cook Is. or e. Tubuai Is.) and Kiritimati (Christmas) Is., Tabuaeran (Fanning) Is. and Teraina Is. (Washington) Is. (n. Line Is.).
Introduced to Kiribati (Line Is.).
No videos are available for this species
No sounds are available for this species
Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
Comments/ErrorsPlease email with errors/comments on this page or to donate photos.
If there is no family list to the left, you may have arrived at this page from a direct link.
Please select "Mangoverde World Bird Guide" to view the entire bird site.