Indian Ringneck Parrot

Little known facts about Indian Ringneck Parrot

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INDIAN RINGNECK PARROT

The roseringedparakeet (Psittacula krameri), also known as the ring-necked parakeet, is a medium-sized parrot.

Indianroseringedparakeet originates from the southern Indian subcontinent and has feral and naturalized populations worldwide. In Australia, Great Britain (mainly around London), the United States, and other western countries, it is often referred to as the Indianringneckparrot.

Conservation status

The rose-ringed parakeet is sexually dimorphic. The adult male sports a red and blackneckring and the hen and immature birds of both sexes either show no neck rings, or display shadow-like pale to dark grey neck rings. Both sexes have a distinctive green colour. Rose-ringed parakeets measure on average 40 cm (16 in) in length, including the tail feathers.

It is herbivorous and not a migratory Bird.

As a popular pet species, escaped birds have colonised around a number of…

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