Bookmarkable URL:http://hdl.handle.net/10217/52526

Scientific Classification

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Psittaciformes
Family:Psittacidae
Genus:Psittacula
Genus species:Psittacula krameri

Animal Characteristics

Head-Body Length:41 cm
Identification:The feathers of the rose-ringed parakeet are light green. The males have a rose-colored ring around their neck. The chin is black, turquoise, and rose in color, and the central tail feather is blue.
Diet:Herbivore: seeds, fruits, berries, flowers, nectar
Reproduction:Rose-ringed parakeets mate from August to November. They build their nests in tree holes high above the ground. Two to six eggs are incubated for 21-24 days by both parents.
Rose-ringed parakeets gather in large flocks while feeding.
Behavior:Rose-ringed parakeets rarely move far from their home ranges unless they are foraging.
Status:No special status

Other Information

Geographic:Southern Asia
Southeastern Asia
Date:1966-02 Subjects:Rose-ringed parakeet
parrot-like bird
Budgerigar
Melopsittacus
Broad-tailed parrots
Parrots
Birds
Vertebrates
Chordata
Primo Record:https://colostate-primo.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/primo-explore/fulldisplay?vid=01COLSU&docid=01COLSU_DSPACE10217/52526