A rather large lory of lowland forest and semi-open areas. Mainly green plumage, medium-length, rounded tail with red undertail, thighs and forehead. In flight, southwestern birds show a distinctive red front part of the underwing. Pairs often seen in flight. Similar to Black Lory which has slight overlap but Yellow-streaked, shows green plumage and streaks. Dusky Lory is smaller with smaller head, red bill and yellow patches in the wing. Call, a sharp, loud “chikeek!”.