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Plum-headed Parakeet Pictures and Detail (Psittacula cyanocephala) Very Friendly Parrots

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Plum-headed Parakeet Pair Plum-headed Parakeet Pictures and Detail (Psittacula cyanocephala) Plum-headed Parakeet are third parakeets after  Rose-ringed Parakeet (Indian Parrot)   and  Slaty-headed Parakeet (Himalayan Parrot)  which I am going to share with you. Recently, I discovered that a parrot was trying to get my attention. At first look, I thought that it may be a slaty-headed parakeet; however, on closer inspection, I noticed that this parrot has a pinkish head. On some search, I found that it is a Plum-headed Parakeet which is mostly found from the foothills of Himalaya to Srilanka. In Plum-headed Parakeet, the male Parakeet has a pinkish head while female parakeet has a gray head.  Plum-headed Parakeet These Parakeets are very good in flying and they can make quick twists and turns. The male Plum-headed Parakeets are bigger in size and are more colorful than female Plum-headed parakeets. Plum-headed parakeet The Plum-headed Parakeet has a r

The Slaty-headed Parakeet Pictures and Detail (Himalayan Parrot) (Psittacula himalayana)

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Slaty-headed Parakeet (Himalayan Parrot)  The Slaty-headed Parakeet Pictures and Detail (Himalayan Parrot) (Psittacula himalayana) Before this article, I wrote about Rose-ringed Parakeet (Indian Parrot)  which is a common species of parrots found in the plains of India. At that time, I was not aware that there are 372 types of Parakeet species around the world.   When I captured the pictures of Slaty-headed Parakeet , then I found that there is a color variation from common Parrots of Plains and Himalayan Parrots are more colorful. The Slaty-headed Parakeet (Himalayan Parrots) are called so because of the slaty color of their head region.  Pair of Slaty-headed Parakeet These parrots mainly found in Himalayan range from Pakistan to Arunachal Pradesh in India including Bhutan and Nepal. Slaty-headed Parakeet ( Himalayan Parrot ) show altitudinal migration which means they migrate to higher peaks in summer and lower heights in winters.  Slaty-headed par

Rose-ringed (Indian) Parakeet (Parrot) Pictures and Detail (Psittacula krameri)

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An Indian Parrot (Rose-Ringed) asking for food  Last Updated - 04/01/2021 Rose-ring (Indian) Parakeet (Parrot) (Psittacula krameri) Pictures and Detail  Indian Parrot (Parakeet ) is something you see very often if you are Indian. Indian Parrot or Rose-ringed Parrot is commonly put in cages and made pets across India. Indian Parrot is the bird that surprised me in my childhood.  When I was 6-7 years old, then in our neighborhood, one family used to have a pet Indian Parrot. The good thing about this parrot was that it was able to speak a few names. As a child, this thing surprised me very much.  Rose Ringed Indian Parrot (Parakeet)  In India, we can easily see Rose-ringed parakeets around us and even they come to our homes and rooftop when we start feeding birds. The above picture I took in the morning (22/3/2015) when this parrot came near me and searching for food because it is common in our family to feed birds.   Rose-ringed Parrot Indian parr