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Lorius lory lory
Black Capped

Common Name: Black-capped Lory

Range: West Papuan islands and Vogelkop Peninsula (West New Guinea)

Lorius lory lory
Description
  • generally red; forehead, lores, crown and nape black; upper breast red; lower breast, abdomen, thighs, under tail-coverts, band to nape and back dark blue; blue band to nape extends to blue on breast; wings bronze-green; under wing-coverts red; broad yellow band to underside of wing; underside of tail-feathers dull olive-yellow; red with bluish-black tips on upperside; cere dark grey; skin to perophthalmic ring black; iris yellow to orange-red; feet grey; bill orange-red. Female as male.
  • Immatures with blue under tail-coverts; bill black; iris dark.
  • Length: 31 cm, wing length 150 - 175 mm
Location
Black Capped
  • Vogelkop Peninsular, West Irian and islands of Waigeu, Batanta, Salawati and Misool.