Duchess lorikeet

species of bird

The duchess lorikeet (Charmosyna margarethae) is a species of parrot in the Psittaculidae family.[2]

Duchess lorikeet
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Psittaciformes
Family: Psittaculidae
Genus: Charmosyna
C. margarethae
Binomial name
Charmosyna margarethae
Tristram, 1879

They are found on Bougainville Island in Papua New Guinea, and in the Solomon Islands. They live in subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, and plantations. They are threatened by habitat loss.


  1. BirdLife International (2020). "Charmosyna margarethae". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2020. Retrieved 26 April 2020.
  2. also called Lori de Margaret, Lori de Marguerite, or Lori de Margarita