The Pseudeos genus includes two medium sized parrots native to New Guinea and the Solomon Islands.

The Cardinal Lory was previously included in the Chalcopsitta genus but recent studies concluded it was closer related to the Dusky Lory and thus moved to the Pseudeos genus.

Pseudeos fuscata
Dusky Lory

Pseudeos cardinalis
Cardinal Lory

Photo credits:

  • Dusky Lory : Mr Archibald

Species & Subspecies

  • Pseudeos fuscata (Blyth, 1858) Dusky Lory
  • Pseudeos cardinalis (Gray, GR, 1849) Cardinal Lory