Emerald Lorikeets

The Emerald Lorikeet (Neopsittacus pullicauda), also known as Orange-billed Lorikeet, is found in the subtropical or tropical mountains of Indonesia and Papua New Guinea to Sepik Region.

Emerald Lorikeets as Pets or in Aviculture:

Due to their endangered status, any suitable specimen that cannot be released back into their natural habitat (native range) should preferably be placed into a well-managed breeding program to ensure the continued survival of this species.

Taxonomy:

Family: Loriidae … Genus: Scientific: Neopsittacus … English: Gua Lorikeets … Dutch: Goealori … German: Gualoris … French: Loriquet de Gua

Species: Scientific: Neopsittacus pullicauda pullicauda … English: Emerald Lorikeet … Dutch: Smaragdlori, Smaragdgualori … German: Harterts Gualori, Smaragdgualori … French: Loriquet vert Emeraude

Sub-Species / Races Including Nominate: alpinus, socialis, pullicauda


Sub-species:

Huon Emerald Lorikeets:

Family: Loriidae … Genus: Scientific: Neopsittacus … English: Gua Lorikeets … Dutch: Goealori … German: Gualoris … French: Loriquet de Gua.

Species: Scientific: Neopsittacus pullicauda sociales … English: Huon Emerald Lorikeet … Dutch: Huon Smaragdgualori … German: Huon Smaragdgualori … French: Loriquet montagne de Mayr … CITES II – Endangered Species

Distribution: Herzog Mountains and Mountains on Huon Peninsula

Orange-breasted Emerald Lorikeets:

Family: Loriidae … Genus: Scientific: Neopsittacus … English: Gua Lorikeets … Dutch: Goealori … German: Gualoris … French: Loriquet de Gua

Species: Scientific: Neopsittacus pullicauda alpinus … English: Orange-breasted Emerald Lorikeet … Dutch: Oranjeborst Smaragdgualori … German: Orangebrüstiger Smaragdgualori … French: Loriquet de Victoria alpine … CITES II – Endangered Species

Distribution: Snow Mountains, Fly River


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