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Violet-Necked Lory birds

Violet-Necked Lory Bird Species
Violet-Necked Lory Stats
Scientific Name:  Eos squamata squamata
Size:  10 inches
Native Region:  Indonesian Islands
Life Expectancy:  15 years
Noise Level:  Moderately noisy
Talk/Trick Ability:  Very good



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Violet-Necked Lory Species Profile
Traits:  Violet-necked lories are known to enjoy being a part of everything in the family — they like to take part in what is going on. They can be good at mimicking speech as well as sounds in their environment. Violet-necked lories are active pet birds that need sufficient space to exercise as well as plenty of out-of-cage time They are affectionate, easy-to-train and sometimes quite clownish. The violet-necked lory’s entertaining personality endears it to its owner.

Behavior/Health Concerns:  Like all lories, violet-necked lories require certain essentials in their diet, including nectar, flowers, pollen and seed. Part of their diet should consist of a good-quality nectar. Part of their diet should consist of good-quality nectar. Violet-necked lories have a tendency to squirt waste matter and because their diets contain nectar, the fairly liquidy waste can make the surrounding areas a challenge to keep clean. Placing plastic sheets on nearby walls and flooring will help with waste management.

Expert Advice
"This is a small lory and is fairly rare in aviculture. It is a gentle species and does not exhibit the pinching behavior common in some lories. Violet-necked lories enjoy being held and playing with toys. They make great pets."

Susan Newman, Windsong Aviary [Pictured is juvenile violet-necked lory]
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