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Green-fronted Hanging Parrot - BirdForum Opus

Alternative name: Bismarck Hanging Parrot

Loriculus tener


10 cm

  • Green forehead
  • Orangey-red throat patch
  • Yellow rump and upper-tail coverts

Similar Species

Orange-fronted Hanging Parrot


Endemic to the Bismarck Archipelago in Papua New Guinea.


Formerly considered conspecific with Orange-fronted Hanging Parrot.

This is a monotypic species[1].


Coastal and low hill forests.



They are thought to eat flowers and small fruits, but there is little published information.


  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2014. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.9., with updates to August 2014. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved December 2014)

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