Chattering Lory

Lorius garrulus

The Chattering Lory is a forest-dwelling parrot endemic to North Maluku, Indonesia. It is most commonly found in primary lowlands and montane forests, but it is ocasionally seen visiting coconut plantations and other cultivated lands. As all lories, they feed mainly on pollen and nectar.

The above picture was taken in the Attica Zoological Park, Athens, Greece, in June 2007.

Genus Lorius
Subfamily Loriinae
Family Psittacidae
Order Psittaciformes
Class Aves
Subphylum Vertebrata
Phylum Chordata
Kingdom Animalia
Life on Earth