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Shawl-collared Lorikeet
Trichoglossus rosenbergii

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Shawl-collared Lorikeet



Description (1)

26 cm.. length and a weight between 132 and 150 gr.

The Shawl-collared Lorikeet (Trichoglossus rosenbergii) is very similar to the Trichoglossus haematodus, but with a stronger blue in the head.

The edges of the breast feathers they are much wider, It has a broad yellow stripe on the neck, ending at the highest point with a red band narrow, their abdomen Violet is blue also has a wide orange stripe inside the flight feather.

The bill is red-orange. The irises They are orange-red and legs grey.

Variation of the nominal (Trichoglossus Haematodus).


They are in a wide range of habitats, including settlements in forests, coconut plantations, savannahs and mangroves.

In their natural habitats, They form small groups noisy that feed on the upper canopy. Often they are seen in mixed flocks with other species of parrots. At night, Community are hundreds of birds.

Son pollinators important species coconut.


Within its natural range, usually they begin breeding between September and October – although breeding has been recorded in most months.

The average clutch it consists of 2 to 3 eggs. The female incubated eggs for about 24 to 27 days and the young become independent when they are about 80 days old.


Its diet natural It consists mainly nectar and pollen, but also it includes fruits like figs, citrus, papaya and mangoes open fruit bats. They may also feed on moth pupae and insects.


The reflection of both in the province of Papua, Indonesian.



The Shawl-collared Lorikeet has a single small population, that can be seen to be decreasing as a result of the loss and degradation of forests, by agriculture and logging subsistence and perhaps also for the capture for trade. So, is qualified as Vulnerable.

The bird population is assumed that can range from 3000-4000 birds.

Alternative names:

Shawl-collared Lorikeet, Biak Lorikeet, Rainbow Lorikeet (Biak) (ingles).
Loriquet de Biak (French).
Biaklori (German).
Loris Arco-Íris Rosenbergii (Portuguese).
Lori de Biak (español).

scientific classification:

Order: Psittaciformes
Family: Psittaculidae
Scientific name: Trichoglossus rosenbergii
Citation: Schlegel, 1871
Protonimo: Trichoglossus Rosenbergii

Images "Shawl-collared Lorikeet"


    (1) – Subspecies Coconut Lorikeet (Trichoglossus haematodus)


“Shawl-collared Lorikeet” (Trichoglossus rosenbergii)


– BirdLife.org

Photos: Rosenberg’s Lorikeet – animalphotos.me

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