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tags: Rimatara Lorikeet, Kuhl’s Lory, Vini kuhlii, ‘Ura, conservation, endangered species, Fiji, streaming video This informative video discusses the conservation of one of my research birds, the Rimatara (Kuhl’s) Lory, Vini kuhlii, known by the natives as the ‘Ura. Not only is this bird’s story interesting, but it also exemplifies the complications and challenges of…

tags: Rimatara Lorikeet, Kuhl’s Lory, Vini kuhlii, ‘Ura, conservation, endangered species, Fiji, streaming video This informative video discusses the conservation of one of my research birds, the Rimatara (Kuhl’s) Lory, Vini kuhlii, known by the natives as the ‘Ura. Not only is this bird’s story interesting, but it also exemplifies the complications and challenges of…

tags: Rimatara Lorikeet, Kuhl’s Lory, Vini kuhlii, ‘Ura, conservation, endangered species, Fiji, streaming video This informative video discusses the conservation of one of my research birds, the Rimatara (Kuhl’s) Lory, Vini kuhlii, known by the natives as the ‘Ura. Not only is this bird’s story interesting, but it also exemplifies the complications and challenges of…

tags: lories, Loriinae, Loriidae, ornithology, molecular biology, natural history museums A young pair of Meyer’s Lories (Lorikeets), Trichoglossus flavoviridis meyeri. Image: Iggino [larger view]. “Can you help us identify a mystery lory in our collection?” I was pleasantly surprised to find this email request from Donna Dittmann, Collections Manager and Museum Preparator for the Section…

tags: parrot, Lories, Lorikeet, Loriinae, Loriidae, Rimatara Lorikeet, Kuhl’s Lory, Vini kuhlii, conservation, ornithology, South Pacific Islands Endangered Rimatara Island (Kuhl’s) lory, Vini kuhlii, peer down upon their fledgling chick in a nest hollow of an albizia tree, Falcataria moluccana, on the island of Atiu, in the Cook Islands. Image: Gerald McCormack [larger view]. Those…

tags: Green-naped Rainbow lory, Trichoglossus haematodus haematodus, birds, Image of the Day Last in a series of ten images of lories by this photographer. A playful group of green-naped subspecies of the Rainbow lory, Trichoglossus haematodus haematodus. There are 15 subspecies of rainbow lories occurring throughout the islands of the south Pacific Ocean. This subspecies…

Moluccan Lory

tags: Moluccan Lory, Red Lory, Eos bornea, birds, Image of the Day Seventh in a series of images of lories by this photographer. Red Lory, also known as the Moluccan Lory, Eos bornea. There are two subspecies on several closely clustered islands in Indonesia’s Moluccas. Image: John Del Rio [larger view].

Yellow-backed Chattering Lory

tags: yellow-backed Chattering lory, yellow-backed scarlet lory, Lorius garrulus flavopalliatus, birds, Image of the Day This image depicts another of the parrot species that I bred and raised when I lived in Seattle, and that I researched before my NYC postdoctoral fellowship ended. How I miss my lories! Sixth in a series of images of…

Chattering Lory

tags: Chattering lory, scarlet lory, Lorius garrulus, birds, Image of the Day This image depicts another of the parrot species that I bred and raised when I lived in Seattle, and that I researched before my NYC postdoctoral fellowship ended. How I miss my lories! Fifth in a series of images of lories by this…

Duyvenbode’s Lory

tags: Brown lory, Duyvenbode’s lory, Chalcopsitta duivenbodei, birds, Image of the Day This image depicts another of the parrot species that I bred and raised when I lived in Seattle, and that I researched before my NYC postdoctoral fellowship ended. The best friend I ever had was duyvenbode’s lory, in fact. How I miss my…