Scientific Name: Psittacula cyanocephala Common Name: Plum-headed Parakeet
Identifying Features:pinkish purple head in males, grey head in females, tail are bluish-green, green body, yellow-orange beak, small red patch on side wings
- It is endemic to the Indian Subcontinent.
- The plum-headed parakeet is a gregarious and noisy species.
- They feed on grains, fruits, the fleshy petals of flowers (Salmalia, Butea) and sometimes raid agricultural fields and orchards.
This image was clicked by Heimann – via Flickr.
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