Sepik Lorikeets

Status in the Wild / Distribution:

The Sepik Lorikeets (Charmosyna josefinae sepikiana) are endangered in their natural habitat in the mountains of Sepik region, Western Highlands and Papua New Guinea.

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.


Family: Loriidae

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

Species: Scientific: Charmosyna josefinae sepikiana … English: Sepik Lorikeet … Dutch: Sepik Josephine’s Lori … German: Sepik Josephinenlori … French: Loriquet de Sepik

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