The Yellowish-Streaked Lory

Scientific Name: Chalcopsitta scintillate

The yellowish-streaked lory, also known as the streaked lory is a species of parrot in the family Psittaculidae.

It is found in the Aru Islands and southern New Guinea. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical mangrove forests.

Yellow-streaked Lory is fairly common in the wild and abundant throughout its range. It is listed on CITES II.

Due to their endangered status, any suitable specimen that cannot be released back into their natural habitat (native range) should preferably be placed into a well-managed breeding program to ensure the continued survival of this species.