Birds of Morni: Rose-ringed Parakeet

November 21, 2011

Rose-ringed Parakeet (Psittacula krameri) about a foot and a half in length, the males sport a red ring around the neck. A noisy and gregarious bird that has successfully adapted to urbanisation and loss of habitat. they feed on buds, fruits, vegetables, nuts, berries and seeds and are a menace to orchards and crops.it can learn to mimic human voice and is popular as a pet.

Rose-ringed Parakeet

 

Rose-ringed Parakeet

Rose-Ringed Parakeet

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