Red-throated Lorikeet Charmosyna amabilis


Clunie, F. 1984. Birds of the Fiji bush. Fiji Museum, Suva.

IUCN. 2016. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2016-3. Available at: (Accessed: 07 December 2016).

IUCN. 2018. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2018-2. Available at: (Accessed: 15 November 2018).

Masibalavu, V.; Mucklow, C. 2008. Red-throated Lorikeet Survey January 2008 including recommendations for future survey work for this Critically Endangered species in Fiji. BirdLife International, Suva, Fiji.

Swinnerton, K.; Maljkovic, A. 2002a. Red-Throated Lorikeet Charmosyna amabilis in Fiji elusive or extinct? Eclectus 12: 2-4.

Swinnerton, K.; Maljkovic, A. 2002b. The Red-throated Lorikeet Charmosyna amabilis in the Fiji islands. World Parrot Trust.

Watling, D. 1982. The birds of Fiji, Tonga and Samoa. Millwood Press, Wellington, New Zealand.

Watling, D. 2000. Conservation status of Fijian birds. Technical Group 2 Report - Fiji Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan.

Watling, D. 2013. Building community support to search for the Red-throated Lorikeet in Fiji. In: Conservation International Pacific Islands Program (ed.), Biodiversity Conservation Lessons Learned Technical Series 24. Conservation International, Apia, Samoa.

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BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Charmosyna amabilis. Downloaded from on 25/03/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 25/03/2023.