Wildlife Photography: Red Lory



Red Lory spotted at Singapore Zoo

The Red Lory (Eos bornea or Eos rubra) is a species of parrot in the Psittacidae family. It is endemic to the Moluccas and surrounding islands in Indonesia. Its natural habitats are tropical moist lowland forests and tropical mangrove forests.
The Red Lory is the most commonly kept lory in captivity. This intelligent bird has a playful personality and a colourful appearance. Red Lories are primarily a deep red with black and electric blue markings on the wings and rump, pattern varies from individual to individual. The tail is darker maroon. They range in size from ten to twelve inches long and have an orange beak. ~ Wikipedia

17 comments:

  1. Beautiful and coulorful!! :) Great to have parrots around :)

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  2. Vibrant! I bet this bird finds it hard to hide.

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  3. Stunning colours!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

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  4. What a vivid color the beautiful bird's feathers has.

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  5. Such a beautiful bird! I wonder how it would get along with my parakeets?!
    Happy REDnesday,
    Carol

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  6. a beautiful bird, I love they way they tilt their heads

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  7. The zoos do offer some very pretty birds. This one is a beauty.

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  8. Hi Cher, beautiful bird and a pretty color. Thanks for sharing!

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  9. Hello Cher..what a beautifully colored bird....

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  10. Gorgeous colour! I had a Rainbow Lory, a delightful, very loud, horribly messy and endlessly talking friend. Thanks for the memories!

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