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SPECIES INFO

The Blue-eared Lory, Eos semilarvata, (also known as Ceram Lory, Half-masked Lory or Seram Lory) is a parrot found only on the island of Seram in Maluku province, Indonesia.

The Blue-eared Lory is the smallest Eos at 24cm long. It has a red body with blue cheeks, chin, and ear-coverts, purple-blue abdomen and undertail coverts, and black streaked wings. The adult has an orange beak with juvenile's pink.

The Blue-eared Lory is sometimes found in the altitude as low as 800m, but primarily from 1600-2400m. It feeds on flowering trees, including tree-heathers above the tree-line. The flocks are small.

A common species in its limited range, the Blue-eared Lory is evaluated as Least Concern on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.





                                     



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