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Collared Lory

Phigys solitarius

Description:

The adult collared lory is about 8 inches in length and has a bright red breast, throat, and cheeks. The crown of the head is a dark blue-purple color and its wings, back, tail, and nape of the neck are lime green. The lower part of the abdomen is the same blue-purple color as the crown. The feet are a pink-orange color and the beak is yellow-orange.

Habitat:

The collared lory is endemic to the islands of Fiji. It can be found in tropical or subtropical forests. It eats fruit, seeds, blossoms, and nectar

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3 Comments

Stephanie R.
Stephanie R. 5 years ago

Thank you so much triggsturner! I certainly enjoyed capturing the beautiful birds of Fiji when I vacationed there last summer.

triggsturner
triggsturner 5 years ago

Stunning parrot. Thanks for sharing this.

Wonderful !

Stephanie R.
Spotted by
Stephanie R.

Western Division, Fiji

Spotted on Jul 1, 2015
Submitted on Mar 15, 2016

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