North Maluku, Indonesia
Pollen, fruit, nectar, flowers.
Habitat: Mountain forest, gardens, coconut plantations.
Incubation: 25 days, 2 eggs
Social structure: in pairs
Lifespan: 20 under human care
Estimated population in the wild: 46,000-295,000
IUCN Status: Vulnerable
Threats: Trapping for the cage-bird trade, reduction of nesting trees due to intensive logging.
Did you know that:
- Their name comes from their habit to "chatter" all day.
- They typically nest in holes 20 to 25 meters up in very tall trees.
- They are extremely intelligent and have a wonderful ability to mimic sounds and voices.