Duchess lorikeet

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Duchess lorikeet
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Charmosyna margarethae

The duchess lorikeet, Charmosyna margarethae is a species of parrot in the Psittaculidae family.[2]

They are found on Bougainville Island in Papua New Guinea, and in the Solomon Islands. They live in subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, and plantations. They are threatened by habitat loss.

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  1. BirdLife International (2012). "Charmosyna margarethae". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 16 July 2012.CS1 maint: Uses authors parameter (link)
  2. also called Lori de Margaret, Lori de Marguerite, or Lori de Margarita