Papua New Guinea, including Salawati and Yapen Island in Geelvink Bay
Rainforests, deforested areas with some blossoming trees.
Extinct in the Wild
Well adapted for their particular diet, they use their brush-tipped tongue to get the pollen. In the wild, Dusky Lories can feed on as many as 640 flowers in a day.
Dusky lories have two color phases: orange and yellow. Orange-phase lory is quite commin with its dark brown head, a bronze crown, and orange skin on the bare area of its lower beak. In yellow-phase lory, most of the orange markings of the orange-phase birds are replaced with bright yellow.