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Lorius garrulus (Chattering Lory)

Wikipedia Abstract

The chattering lory (Lorius garrulus) is a forest-dwelling parrot endemic to North Maluku, Indonesia. It is considered vulnerable, the main threat being from trapping for the cage-bird trade.The race L. g. flavopalliatus is known as the yellow-backed lorikeet.
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Lorius garrulus flavopalliatus (Yellow-backed chattering lory)
Lorius garrulus garrulus (Chattering lory)
Lorius garrulus morotaianus (Morotai chattering lory)

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 3.02984
EDGE Score: 2.78002


Adult Weight [1]  143 grams
Diet [2]  Nectarivore
Diet - Nectar [2]  100 %
Forages - Canopy [2]  60 %
Forages - Mid-High [2]  40 %
Maximum Longevity [1]  27 years


Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Halmahera rain forests Indonesia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests

Important Bird Areas

BirdLife Species Factsheet: View Factsheet
Name Location  IBA Criteria   Website   Climate   Land Use 
Aketajawe Indonesia A1, A2
Galela Indonesia A1, A2
Gunung Gamkonora Indonesia A1, A2
Gunung Sibela Indonesia A1, A2
Gunung Tanah Putih Indonesia A1, A2
Labi labi Indonesia A1, A2  
Lalobata Indonesia A1, A2  
Pulau Obi Indonesia A1, A2
Wayabula Indonesia A1, A2

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Wallacea East Timor, Indonesia Yes

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Adelaide Zoo
Africam Safari (Africam, S. A.)morotaianus
Albuquerque Biological Park
Amazon World
America's Teaching Zoo
Attica Zoological Park S.A.
Brent Lodge Park Animal Centreflavopalliatus
Bristol Zoo Gardensflavopalliatus
Cango Wildlife Ranch
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
Colchester Zooflavopalliatus
Dunedin Botanic Gardens Aviary
Giza Zoological Garden
Hai Park Kiriat Motzkin
Jesperhus Blomsterparkgarrulus
Jurong Birdpark, Singapore
Melbourne Zoo
Montecasino Bird Gardensflavopalliatus
North of England Zoological Societyflavopalliatus
Novosibirsk Zoological Park
Nyíregyházi Állatpark Nonprofit KFT
Paignton Zoo Environmental Parkflavopalliatus
Paradise Wildlife Parkflavopalliatus
Parc des Oiseauxflavopalliatus
Parc Paradisio S.A.
Parque De Animales Silvestres Temaikèn
Parque Ornitologico de Lourosaflavopalliatus
Ragunan Zoological Park
Saitama Children's Zoogarrulus
San Antonio Zoological Gardens & Aquarflavopalliatus
Taipei Zoo
The Tisch Family Zoological Gardens
Tilgate Nature Centreflavopalliatus
Toledo Zoological Gardensflavopalliatus
Umgeni River Bird Parkflavopalliatus
Wildlife World Zooflavopalliatus
Zoo Aquarium de Madrid (GRPR)flavopalliatus
Zoo Negara Malaysia
Zoological Society of Ireland-Dublinflavopalliatus
Zoologicka zahrada Bojnice
Zoologischer Garten Schmiding

Range Map



Attributes / relations provided by
1de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774
2Hamish Wilman, Jonathan Belmaker, Jennifer Simpson, Carolina de la Rosa, Marcelo M. Rivadeneira, and Walter Jetz. 2014. EltonTraits 1.0: Species-level foraging attributes of the world's birds and mammals. Ecology 95:2027
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
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Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access