Generally green with olive yellow head and green collar to neck,
abdomen and breast is a greenish-yellow, under tail some yellow,
yellow band across underside of wing, bill orange, feet grey, eyes
Length: 10 inches (25 cm).
Distribution and Status: This bird has now become very rare
only occurring in certain localities of Timor. Found in the dense
mountain forest. Aviculture: This bird is not a noisy bird and enjoys
a colony system.
Breeding: These birds are not difficult to breed, their normal
clutches are three-four eggs, possibly two breedings per year with
young fledging at eight weeks.
Diet: In the wild they eat pollen and fruits, insects and their larvae. In captivity use a lory diet, there are various commercial diets available. However, many breeders make there own mix for their Lories. Usually including such things as honey, pollen, brewers yeast, oat flakes, vitamins and mineral supplements. Lories love fresh fruit.