Loriculus philippensis siquijorensis Steere, 1890:6

Siquijor hanging parrot



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: 1908

IUCN RedList status: Probably Extinct



Siquijor Island, Philippines


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Steere, Joseph Beal. (1890). A list of the birds and mammals collected by the Steere expedition to the Phillippines, with localities, and with brief preliminary descriptions of supposed new species. Ann Arbor, MI, Courier office, printers.


Other references:

BirdLife International. (2012). Loriculus philippensis. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.1. ( Downloaded on 11 July 2012.

Dickinson, E. C. and Parkes, K. C. (1991). Types, type localities and variation in some races of the Colasisi or Philippine Hanging Parrot Loriculus philippensis. Bull. Brit. Orn. Club111: 104-109.

Fuller, Errol. (2000). Extinct birds. Oxford, England: Oxford University Press.

Hachisuka, M. (1934 [1935]). The Birds of the Philippine Islands, volume 2. London: Witherby.

Hume, Julian Pender and Walters, Michael. (2012). Extinct Birds. London: T & AD Poyser. 544 pp.

Knox, Alan G. and Walters, Michael P. (1994). Extinct and endangered birds in the collections of The Natural History Museum. British Ornithologists' Club Occasional Publications 1: 1-292. [p. 151]

Rand, A. L. and Rabor, D. S. (1960). Birds of the Philippine Islands: Siquijor, Mount Malindang, Bohol and Samar. Fieldiana Zoology 35: 221-441.


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