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Blue-crowned Hanging-Parrot (Loriculus galgulus)

Blue-crowned Hanging Parrot - male

Loriculus galgulus

Location: Garden, Merryn Road, Singapore

May 22, 2005

It was feeding on a fruiting fig plant growing on the Coffee tree. Unfortunately Parks & Recreations came and chopped off the branches with the figs during a pruning exercise and the family stopped dropping by for a meal.

 

Canon 20D, 100 - 400mm with 2x extender

 

Alt. Names: Blue crowned Hanging Parrot, Blue-crowned Hanging Parrot, Blue-crowned Hanging-Parrot, Blue-topped Hanging-parrot, Malay Hanging Parrot, Malay Lorikeet, Malaysian Hanging-Parrot

 

Malay: BayanKecil/Serindit, Serindit

Indonesian: Serindit Malayu

 

Distribution: www.bsc-eoc.org/avibase/species.jsp?lang=EN&id=CD9D78...

 

See the rest of the family: Female: www.flickr.com/photos/lipkee/3005900337/

Juvenile: www.flickr.com/photos/lipkee/484991040/

 

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Taken on May 22, 2005