Loriculus

The Loriculus genus includes several small parrots that are native to the southern Asia.

When sleeping they hang upside down – like bats – which is unique among birds.

They are about 11-15 cm long and mostly bright green with short tails.

Species

Loriculus amabilis
Moluccan Hanging Parrot

Loriculus aurantiifrons
Orange-fronted Hanging Parrot

Loriculus beryllinus
Sri Lanka Hanging Parrot

Loriculus camiguinensis
Camiguin Hanging Parrot

Loriculus catamene
Sangihe Hanging Parrot

Loriculus exilis
Pygmy Hanging Parrot

Loriculus flosculus
Wallace’s Hanging Parrot

Loriculus galgulus
Blue-crowned Hanging Parrot

Loriculus philippensis
Philippine Hanging Parrot

Loriculus pusillus
Yellow-throated Hanging Parrot

Loriculus sclateri
Sula Hanging Parrot

Loriculus stigmatus
Great Hanging Parrot

Loriculus tener
Bismarck Hanging Parrot

Loriculus vernalis
Vernal Hanging Parrot

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