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Vernal Hanging Parrot, Loriculus vernalis, นกหกเล็กปากแดง

The Vernal Hanging Parrot (Loriculus vernalis) is a small parrot which is a resident breeder in the Indian subcontinent and some other areas of Southeast Asia. It undergoes local movements, driven mainly by the availability of the fruit, seeds, buds and blossoms that make up its diet. They frequent the banyan tree for the fruit and plantain trees for the nectar from the flowers.

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Eating rambutan
Kaeng Krachan, Thailand - June 2020

This is a small, mainly green hanging parrot, only 14 cm long with a short tail. The adult male has a red rump and bill, and blue throat patch. The female has a green patch. Vernal hanging parrot is a bird of dry jungle and cultivation. It nests in holes in trees, laying 2-4 white eggs.

Immature birds have a duller rump, and lack the throat patch. Vernal hanging parrot is less gregarious than some of its relatives, and is usually in small groups outside the breeding season. Its flight is swift and direct, and the call is a raucous chattering.

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Length: 13 cm
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Weight:
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Distinctive Feature

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Breeding
Vernal hanging parrots nest in tree cavities. The nests are lined with fragments of leaves. There are usually three eggs in a clutch. The eggs are white in color. The female incubates the eggs for 20 days and the chicks leave the nest about 33 days from hatching.

Conservation status
Conservation status
Least Concern (IUCN 3.1)
IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2012. Retrieved 26 November 2013.



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Sighted: (Date of first photo that I could use) 13 June 2020
Location: eBird hotspot: Huai Mae Priang rambutan orchard, Kaeng Krachan

Vernal Hanging Parrot, Loriculus vernalis, นกหกเล็กปากแดง
Vernal Hanging-Parrot / นกหกเล็กปากแดง / นกหกเล็กปากแดง
13 June 2020 - eBird hotspot: Huai Mae Priang rambutan orchard, Kaeng Krachan

Vernal Hanging Parrot, Loriculus vernalis, นกหกเล็กปากแดง
Vernal Hanging-Parrot / นกหกเล็กปากแดง
13 June 2020 - eBird hotspot: Huai Mae Priang rambutan orchard, Kaeng Krachan

Vernal Hanging Parrot, Loriculus vernalis, นกหกเล็กปากแดง
Vernal Hanging-Parrot / นกหกเล็กปากแดง
13 June 2020 - eBird hotspot: Huai Mae Priang rambutan orchard, Kaeng Krachan

Vernal Hanging Parrot, Loriculus vernalis, นกหกเล็กปากแดง
Vernal Hanging-Parrot / นกหกเล็กปากแดง
13 June 2020 - eBird hotspot: Huai Mae Priang rambutan orchard, Kaeng Krachan

Vernal Hanging Parrot, Loriculus vernalis, นกหกเล็กปากแดง
Vernal Hanging-Parrot / นกหกเล็กปากแดง
13 June 2020 - eBird hotspot: Huai Mae Priang rambutan orchard, Kaeng Krachan

Vernal Hanging Parrot, Loriculus vernalis, นกหกเล็กปากแดง
Vernal Hanging-Parrot / นกหกเล็กปากแดง
13 June 2020 - eBird hotspot: Huai Mae Priang rambutan orchard, Kaeng Krachan

Vernal Hanging Parrot, Loriculus vernalis, นกหกเล็กปากแดง
Vernal Hanging-Parrot / นกหกเล็กปากแดง
13 June 2020 - eBird hotspot: Huai Mae Priang rambutan orchard, Kaeng Krachan

Vernal Hanging Parrot, Loriculus vernalis, นกหกเล็กปากแดง
Vernal Hanging-Parrot / นกหกเล็กปากแดง
13 June 2020 - eBird hotspot: Huai Mae Priang rambutan orchard, Kaeng Krachan

Vernal Hanging Parrot, Loriculus vernalis, นกหกเล็กปากแดง
Vernal Hanging-Parrot / นกหกเล็กปากแดง
13 June 2020 - eBird hotspot: Huai Mae Priang rambutan orchard, Kaeng Krachan

Vernal Hanging Parrot, Loriculus vernalis, นกหกเล็กปากแดง
Vernal Hanging-Parrot / นกหกเล็กปากแดง
13 June 2020 - eBird hotspot: Huai Mae Priang rambutan orchard, Kaeng Krachan

Vernal Hanging Parrot, Loriculus vernalis, นกหกเล็กปากแดง
Vernal Hanging-Parrot / นกหกเล็กปากแดง
13 June 2020 - eBird hotspot: Huai Mae Priang rambutan orchard, Kaeng Krachan

Vernal Hanging Parrot, Loriculus vernalis, นกหกเล็กปากแดง
Vernal Hanging-Parrot / นกหกเล็กปากแดง
13 June 2020 - eBird hotspot: Huai Mae Priang rambutan orchard, Kaeng Krachan

Vernal Hanging Parrot, Loriculus vernalis, นกหกเล็กปากแดง
Vernal Hanging-Parrot / นกหกเล็กปากแดง
13 June 2020 - eBird hotspot: Huai Mae Priang rambutan orchard, Kaeng Krachan

Vernal Hanging Parrot, Loriculus vernalis, นกหกเล็กปากแดง
Vernal Hanging-Parrot / นกหกเล็กปากแดง
13 June 2020 - eBird hotspot: Huai Mae Priang rambutan orchard, Kaeng Krachan

Vernal Hanging Parrot, Loriculus vernalis, นกหกเล็กปากแดง
Vernal Hanging-Parrot / นกหกเล็กปากแดง
13 June 2020 - eBird hotspot: Huai Mae Priang rambutan orchard, Kaeng Krachan

Vernal Hanging Parrot, Loriculus vernalis, นกหกเล็กปากแดง
Vernal Hanging-Parrot / นกหกเล็กปากแดง
13 June 2020 - eBird hotspot: Huai Mae Priang rambutan orchard, Kaeng Krachan

Vernal Hanging Parrot, Loriculus vernalis, นกหกเล็กปากแดง
Vernal Hanging-Parrot / นกหกเล็กปากแดง
13 June 2020 - eBird hotspot: Huai Mae Priang rambutan orchard, Kaeng Krachan

Vernal Hanging Parrot, Loriculus vernalis, นกหกเล็กปากแดง
Vernal Hanging-Parrot / นกหกเล็กปากแดง
13 June 2020 - eBird hotspot: Huai Mae Priang rambutan orchard, Kaeng Krachan



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