Salvadori's Fig-Parrot

Scientific Name
Psittaculirostris salvadorii
Category
Family
Sub-Family
Loriinae
Conservation Status
Vulnerable (VU)

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The Salvadori's Fig Parrot (Psittaculirostris salvadorii) is a species of parrot in the Psittaculidae family. It is endemic to the northern part of the Papua province in Indonesia. It is found in and near humid lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.
These birds are indeed sexually dimorphic. The male of the species having an orange breast patch and yellow cheeks, while the female a pale blue breast patch and greenish-yellow cheeks. The juveniles of the species all resemble females until adult plumage begins to grow in.
The Salvadori's Fig Parrot is a Frugivore - the diet consists mainly of figs and other fruit.