Red-chinned Lorikeets

The Red-chinned Lorikeet (Charmosyna rubrigularis rubrigularis) is native to New Britain and New Ireland, where they are considered endangered (CITES II) due to habitat destruction and capturing for the pet trade.

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Distribution:

Lories 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.

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    Taxonomy:

    Family: Loriidae

    Genus: Scientific: Charmosyna … English: Honey Lorikeets … Dutch: Honingpapegaaien … German: Zierloris … French: Loriquet de miele

    Species: Scientific: Charmosyna rubrigularis rubrigularis aka Hypocharmosyna rubrigularis rubrigularis … English: Red-chinned Lorikeet, Red-throated Lorikeet … Dutch: Roodkinlori … German: Rotkehllori, Rotkehlprachtzierlori … French: Loriquet à menton rouge

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      Sub-Species / Races Including Nominate: rubrigularis, krakari

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        Sub-species:

        Karkar Red-chinned Lorikeets:

        Distribution: Karkar Island … CITES II – Endangered Species

        Family: Loriidae

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          Genus: Scientific: Charmosyna … English: Honey Lorikeets … Dutch: Honingpapegaaien … German: Zierloris … French: Loriquet de miele

          Species: Scientific: Charmosyna rubrigularis krakari aka Hypocharmosyna rubrigularis krakari … English: Karkar Red-chinned Lorikeet … Dutch: Karkar Roodkinlori … German: Karkar Rotkehllori … French: Loriquet de Karkar


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