Photo: loriculus flosculus
Subvenuation: Real parrots
Rod: hanging parrots
Body length 11-12 cm. The main coloring of the plumage is green with a yellowish tint on the upper and lower side of the body. Throat light blue with red spot. The back of the head is orange-yellow. Nadkhnity and the gulus are bright red, and the fly feathers from the inside and the tail below light blue. The beak is red.
Endemic island Flores (Small Sunda Islands).
Wood parrot, does not go down to the ground.
There is a threat of extinction, since this parrot has a very small area and population. main reason — Destruction of the natural habitat. Currently, the population has from 2500 to 10,000 individuals.
Other types of genus «Hanging parrots»:
- Spring hanging parrot
- Yellow -hill hanging parrot
- Green -haired hanging parrot
- Golden -haired hanging parrot
- Moluccan hanging parrot
- Sangian hanging parrot
- Blue -headed hanging parrot
- Sulawassian green hanging parrot
- Filippian hanging parrot
- Ceylon hanging parrot
- Sulawassky Krasnohapo Hanging Parrot
- Hanging parrot of the island of Kamigin