Parrots Endemic to Solomon Islands

Parrot species occurring naturally on Solomon Islands

Biak Red-sided Eclectus Parrots (Eclectus roratus biaki aka Lorius roratus biaki)

Bougainville Pygmy Parrots (Micropsitta finschii nanina)

Cardinal Lories or Glossy Lories (Chalcopsitta cardinalis)

Coconut aka Massena’s Lories (Trichoglossus haematodus massen)

Ducorp’s Cockatoos (Cacatua ducorpsii)

Duchess Lorikeets (Charmosyna margarethae)

Finsch’s Pygmy Parrots (Micropsitta finschii finschii)

Green-naped LoryRange: Northern and eastern parts of Australia, as well as on islands north and east of Australia. They can also be found in Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, New Zealand, and New Caledonia, where they inhabit rainforests, open forests, woodlands and mangroves.

Guadalcanal Pygmy Parrots (Micropsitta finschii aolae)


Coconut Lories (Trichoglossus haematodus massena)

Duchess Lorikeets (Charmosyna margarethae)

Meek’s Lorikeets (Charmosyna meeki)

Solomon Island Red-flanked Lorikeets (Charmosyna placentis pallidior)

Yellow-bibbed or Yellow-collared Lories (Lorius chlorocercus)

Meek’s Lorikeets (Charmosyna meeki)

Ornate Lories (Trichoglossus ornatus)

Palm Lorikeets (Charmosyna palmarum) have a fluctuating range in the Santa Cruz islands of the Solomon Islands and in Vanuatu)

Red-crowned Pygmy Parrots (Micropsitta bruijnii rosea aka Micropsitta bruijnii brevis)

Red-flanked Lorikeets or Pleasing Lorikeets (Charmosyna placentis placentis)

Rennell Singing Parrots (Geoffroyus heteroclitus hyacinthinus

Singing Parrots aka Yellow-headed Parrots (Geoffroyus heteroclitus)

Solomon Eclectus Parrots (Roratus salomonensis)

Solomon Island Red-flanked Lorikeets (Charmosyna placentis pallidior)

Yellow-bibbed Lories (Lorius chlorocercus aka Domicella chlorocercus)

Cardinal Lory
Ornate Lory
Singing Parrot
Coconut aka Massena's Lories or Lorikeets (Trichoglossus haematodus massen)
Ducorp's Cockatoo

Other Birds found on Solomon Islands

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