Striated Lorikeets

Status in the Wild / Distribution:

The Striated Lorikeet (Charmosyna multistriata aka Hypocharmosyna multistriata) – also known as Yellow-streaked Lorikeet – is endemic to Western New Guinea. This parrot is endangered in their natural habitat (CITES II).

These lorikeets average 18 cm / 7.2 inches in length. The average clutch consists of 2 eggs which are incubated for abouit 25 days.

Striated Lorikeet, Lori Strié, or

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.

Striated Lorikeet


Family: Loriidae

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

Species: Scientific: Charmosyna multistriata aka Hypocharmosyna multistriata … English: Striated Lorikeet … Dutch: Honinglori, Veelstrepen Lori … German: Vielstrichellori … French: Loriquet multistrié

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