Lorius albidinuchus (Rothschild & Hartert, 1924)
* Bulletin of the British Ornitholgists' Club 45 p.7
The White-naped Lory, or Lori Nuquiblanco (Lorius albidinucha) is a monotypic species of parrot in the Psittacidae family. It is endemic to Papua New Guinea.
Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montanes. It is threatened by habitat loss.
The White-naped Lory is 26 cm (10 in) long. It is mostly red with black on top of head and white on back of neck. It has green wings, and a narrow yellow transverse line on each side of body below neck. It has dark-grey legs. It has an orange-red beak, dark-grey eyerings, and orange-yellow pupils.
1. ^ "Zoological Nomenclature Resource: Psittaciformes (Version 9.022)". www.zoonomen.net. 2009-03-28. http://www.zoonomen.net/avtax/psit.html.
* BirdLife International (2008). Lorius albidinucha. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 24 December 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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