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Blue-crowned Hanging Parrot Loriculus galgulus   - Male and female
Blue-crowned Hanging Parrot
Photographer : © Amar-Singh HSS
Location :broken primary forest with secondary growth, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
Date : 11 January 2021
English synonyms:Blue-crowned Hanging-Parrot, Malaysian Hanging Parrot, Malaysian Hanging-Parrot, Malay Hanging Parrot, Malay Hanging-Parrot, Blue-crowned Hanging Parakeet, Malay Lorikeet, Sapphire-crowned Hanging Parrot, Malay Loriquet
Bird Family :Psittacidae - Parrots, Parakeets, Lories, Lorikeets, Cockatoos, Corellas, Guaiabero & Racquet-tails
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :Male above; female below. Part of a small family or social unit of three birds – two males and one female. My anecdotal experience is that numbers are coming down as these birds are heavily poached for the bird trade, even at times supplying Indonesia. - Amar
Taxonomic Notes :Monotypic.
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