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29-MAY-2004 Copyright 2005 Robert

Dusky Lory

Jurong Birdpark, Singapore

Latin name: Pseudeos fuscata (Blyth 1858). CITES status: CITES II - ENDANGERED.

The Dusky Lory can be found throughout New Guinea, Western Papuan Islands and Japen Island. These birds feed on nectar, pollen and fruits.
They grow to be about 10 inches long and are commonly referred to as the "Halloween" bird because of their orange and brown colors.

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
1/125s f/5.6 at 200.0mm iso400 with flash
full exif

other sizes: small medium original auto
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