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Colasisi

Colasisi

Scientific name:
Loriculus philippensis
Habitat :
Found in all forest types and may be found in gardens in cities
Birdwatch note :
Smallest Philippine parrot easily identified by red on head and rump. Has fast undulating flight. Endemic species. Common but heavily collected by the illegal pet trade. Feeds on flowers and nectar specially from coconuts and bananas
Photo credit :
Romy Ocon, www.pbase.com/liquidstone