Duyvenbode's Lory Or Brown Lory
Chalcopsitta duivenbodei duivenbodei
Weight: 7-8 oz
Length. 12 in
Wing: 6.7 - 7in
Tail: 4.5 - 5.4 in
Beak: 0.75- 0.9 in
Male often larger with larger beak and head.
Color: generally dark brown
Head: forehead yellow blending to grayish-brown • hint of violet on hind-crown and nape • lower back and rump violet-blue
Throat: yellow blending to grayish-brown
Breast: blackish brown on upper portion
Wings: bend of wing and front edge bright yellow • wing brown with violet sheen • thighs orange-yellow
Undertail: dark violet and olive
Eye: iris dark reddish-brown • Same coloration in both sexes
Behavour: Frequent mid- to upper stories up to 540 ft. • Reported to congregate in flocks on flowering trees with other species • Seen most often flying in pairs or groups of 6-8 • Roost socially • Vocalization: harsh, slightly musical notes with various hissing and screeching calls.
Little known from the wild • breeds perhaps in April • In captivity: two eggs • incubation about 25 days • parents take turns brooding • young fledge at about 74 days
Wild: No information available
Zoo: 30% nectar, 30% fruit & vegetables (kale, grapes, apples, cantaloupe etc�), 30% bird of paradise pellets, 10% plants flowers and other novelty items.
Habitat: Lowlands up to 216 ft. in humid and alluvial forests; in tall secondary growth; along forest margins and in coastal clearings
Range: Northern New Guinea.
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