Blue Lorikeet 

Scientific Name:
Vini peruviana
Other Names and/or Listed subspecies:
Tahitian Lorikeet, Violet Lorikeet
Status/Date Listed as Endangered:
VU-IUCN: 2008
Area(s) Where Listed As Endangered:
Cook Islands, French Polynesia

Facts Summary:
The Blue Lorikeet (Vini peruviana) is a species of concern belonging in the species group "birds" and found in the following area(s): Cook Islands, French Polynesia. This species is also known by the following name(s): Tahitian Lorikeet, Violet Lorikeet.

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