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SPECIES INFO

The Sangihe Hanging Parrot, Loriculus catamene is a small (length: 12-13.5cm) parrot endemic to the small island of Sangihe, north of Sulawesi, Indonesia.

This is an arboreal parrot. It is predominantly green, with a red throat patch, rump, elongated uppertail-coverts and tip of tail.

This parrot qualifies as Endangered as it has a very small range and population. The main threat is habitat destruction. The current population is estimated at between 1000 and 2500.





                                     



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