Glossopsitta porphyrocephala (Dietrichsen, 1837)

Purple-crowned Lorikeet

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The Purple-crowned Lorikeet is a small pale-green lorikeet with blue-breast, reddish yellow on forehead and side of face and dark purple crown. The bill is black. Immatures have no purple on crown source: OZ Animals

External resources:

Record a Sighting


Occurence records map



Biodiversity Heritage Library

Content and maps have been accessed from Atlas of Living Australia ( and Birdlife Australia (