Black Lory Chalcopsitta atra

Black Lory
Black Lory
The Black Lory, also called Rajah Lory, comes from Indonesia. Its plumage is not entirely black but has red or brown mottling, a blue rump and red/yellow in the tail.
Black Lory
Black Lory
The nominal subspecies of Black Lory can have some maroon/brown feathers giving it a maroon sheen in the light. It also has a blue rump and a flaming red and yellow under-tail. Male and female have similar plumage. Young have red mottled feathers that are moulted out as they mature.
Rajah Lory
Rajah Lory face
Rajah Lory
One of the subspecies, Chalcopsitta atra insignis, known as the Rajah Lory, has red on its face above the beak and on the cheeks, red "shoulders", red thighs and red underwings. It has the same flame-coloured under-tail of a red base and yellow end.