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Yellow-bibbed Lory - BirdForum Opus

Photo © by Joe H
Taro Island, Choiseul Provence, Solomon Islands, 23 January 2013
Lorius chlorocercus


28 cm

  • Orange bill
  • Red basic plumage
  • Black crown to nape
  • Blackish markings on side of neck
  • Green wings and tail
  • Yellow bib
  • Bluish thighs


East Solomon Islands.


This is a monotypic species[1].


Moist lowland forests and montanes. Coconut plantations. Found at all levels.



Their diet consists of pollen, nectar, fruit and small seeds. They also feed on caterpillars.


  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, T. A. Fredericks, J. A. Gerbracht, D. Lepage, S. M. Billerman, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2022. The eBird/Clements checklist of Birds of the World: v2022. Downloaded from https://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved December 2014)
  3. Wikipedia

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