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Duyvenbode's Lory Or Brown Lory
scientific name
    Chalcopsitta duivenbodei duivenbodei
size
    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.
characteristics
    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
    Uppertail: olive-yellow
    Legs: gray-black
    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.

reproduction/life span

    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

diet
    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/range
    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.

Duyvenbode's Lory Or Brown Lory
scientific name
Chalcopsitta duivenbodei duivenbodei
size
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.
characteristics
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
Uppertail: olive-yellow
Legs: gray-black
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.

reproduction/life span

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

diet
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/range
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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