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Red Lory
28-SEP-2003 Copyright 2005 Robert

Red Lory

Jurong Birdpark, Singapore

Scientific name: Eos bornea bornea (Linnaeus, 1758). Status: CITES II - Endangered.

This bird is red with a blue vent and undertail coverts. The wings are black and red with blue coverts. Eyes red, beak orange, legs charcoal. The tongue has elongated papillae on tip that
become erect when feeding. The natural distribution is Indonesia: Ambon, Saparua, Foram, Ceramlaut, Watubela and Kai Islands; and the Moluccas.

Books: Parrots: A Guide to Parrots of the World

For backyard feeders: try Birds-Out-Back.

Canon EOS 10D ,Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM
1/80s f/7.1 at 280.0mm iso400 with flash (1.4TC) full exif

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Dianne T24-Jun-2008 19:13
Beautiful