Black-lored Parrot Tanygnathus gramineus

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A big green parrot with a large orange bill, a thin black line between bill and eye, and uniform green wings. Confined to the island of Buru, where it is found in upper levels of forest in foothills and mountains. Distinguished from Great-billed Parrot by plain wings, thin black loral line, and absence of yellow on the underwings. Lacks the red shoulder of male Eclectus Parrot shows red shoulder. Gives a loud, raucous “wek” call. Often heard calling in darkness, as it is often active before dawn and after dusk.

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