Papuan Lorikeet - Charmosyna papou goliathina

Length 1.2-1.4 ft (36.0-42.0 cm)
Weight 2.6-4.0 oz (74-113 g)
Clutch Size 2
Chicks at birth Altricial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern
Continents:AS, OC

The Papuan Lorikeet is also known as Stella's Lorikeet and Mount Goliath Lorikeet. They are found in West Papua, Indonesia, and Papua New Guinea.

This lorikeet can have an abundance of melanin which makes the bird black, called melanistic color phase. Some of the pictures below demonstrate this.

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