Eos squamata (*)
Eos squamata (Boddaert, 1783)
The Violet-necked Lory (Eos squamata) is a species of parrot in the Psittacidae family. It is endemic to Indonesia. Its natural habitats are tropical moist lowland forests and tropical mangrove forests.
The Violet-necked Lory has three subspecies:
* Eos squamata, (Boddaert 1783)
The Violet-necked Lory is 27 cm (10.5 in) long. Mostly red and blue with a blue abdomen. Extent of blue neck collar depends on subspecies. Red and black in wings. Purple-red tail.
1. ^ "Zoological Nomenclature Resource: Psittaciformes (Version 9.020)". www.zoonomen.net. 2009-03-20. http://www.zoonomen.net/avtax/psit.html.
* BirdLife International 2008. Eos squamata. 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 20 March 2009.
* Forshaw, Joseph M. (2006). Parrots of the World; an Identification Guide. Illustrated by Frank Knight. Princeton University Press. ISBN 0691092516.
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