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2006-04-05 22:50:00

MANILA -- A brightly plumaged parrot and a long-tailed forest mouse unique to the Philippines have been discovered in the vanishing rainforest of a tiny tropical island, U.S.-based researchers said on Thursday. Camiguin, a volcanic island in the southern Philippines, is a treasure trove for fauna, and already had an endemic species of rodent and frog before the discovery of the rusty brown mouse and the green hanging parrot, known among locals as "Colasisi." But Camiguin's wildlife was at...


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2009-04-07 18:56:27

The Vernal Hanging Parrot (Loriculus vernalis) is a species of bird that is found from India eastwards to Southeast Asia. In Sri Lanka, it is replaced by the very similar endemic Sri Lanka Hanging Parrot, (L. beryllinus). It is not migratory, but does have some movement, depending on the availability of food. It is a bird of dry jungle and cultivation. This bird is small and mainly green. It is about 5.5 inches in length and has a short tail. The adult has a red rump and bill, and a blue...

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