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blue lorikeet (Vini peruviana)
Subject: blue lorikeet (Vini peruviana)
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blue lorikeet (Vini peruviana)

Vini peruviana
English: A Blue Lorikeet (also known as the Tahiti Lorikieet, Tahitian Lory, Blue Lory, and the Indigo Lory) at Walsrode Bird Park, Germany.
Français : Lori bleu de Tahiti
Date 17 October 2008, 10:36:19
Source originally posted to Flickr as Vini peruviana
Author Pierre de Chabannes (also at

The blue lorikeet (Vini peruviana) is a small lorikeet from French Polynesia and the Cook Islands. It is also known as the Tahiti lorikeet, violet lorikeet, Tahitian lory, blue lory, nunbird, and the indigo lory. It was formerly found on 23 islands around Tahiti, but now restricted to perhaps eight islands: Motu, Manuae, Tikehau, Rangiroa, Aratua, Kaukura, Apataki, Aitutaki, and possibly Harvey Island and Manihi.
Order: Psittaciformes
Superfamily: Psittacoidea
Family: Psittaculidae
Subfamily: Loriinae
Tribe: Loriini
Genus: Vini
Species: Vini peruviana (Müller, 1776)

Scientific Name: Vini peruviana (Müller, 1776)
Common Names: Blue Lorikeet, Violet Lorikeet, Tahitian Lorikeet
French: Lori nonnette; German: Saphirlori; Spanish: Lori monjita;
Taxonomy: Psittacus peruvianus Statius Müller, 1776, Peru; error = Tahiti.

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