Dusky Lory

Dusky Lory at Sakkarbaug Zoo in Junagadh, Gujarat

Local Name: White-rumped Lory or Dusky-orange Lory.

Distribution: New Guinea and Indonesia.

Food: Mainly flower and sunflower seeds.

Habitat: Subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical mangrove forests and subtropical or tropical moist montanes.

Features: The Dusky Lory is short tailed parrot about 25 cm long. It is mainly brown and has whitish back and rump. It has two color phases; the band across the upper chest together with its abdomen are either yellow or orange.

source: display board

(The photo was taken at Sakkarbaug Zoo in Junagadh, Gujarat)