Rose-ringed Parakeet

Scientific Name: Psittacula krameri
Common Name: Rose-ringed Parakeet
Other Name: Ring-necked parakeet

Identifying Features: long tail, green colour body, red beak, black and red ring around the neck

Fun Facts:

  • Captive individuals can be taught to speak. Both males and females have the ability to mimic human speech. They are a herbivorous and non-migratory species.
  • In north-west India, Indian rose-ringed parakeets form pairs from September to December. They do not have life mates and often breed with another partner during the following breeding season.

This image was clicked by Siegfried Portykus via Flickr.

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