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|Papua New Guinea, including Salawati and Yapen Island in Geelvink Bay.
|Rainforests. On occasion, they visit savannah's and coconut plantations.
|Length 25 cm
|28 - 32 years
|Birds are routinely persecuted as crop pests.
Scientific name: Pseudeos fuscata
Dusky lories are usually observed in pairs or small flocks, but large noisy groups of over 50 birds are not uncommon, sometimes in company with rainbow lorikeets. They usually prefer to feed in tree canopies rather than the ground and will travel vast distances to find food.