Blossom-headed Parakeet (Psittacula roseata) - HBW 4, p. 401
French: Perruche à tête rose
Spanish: Cotorra Carirrosa
Taxonomy: Psittacula roseata Biswas, 1951, Gunjong, North Cachar, Assam.
Formerly considered conspecific with P. cyanocephala, and listed as P. c. rosa (Boddaert, 1783). Two subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- roseata Biswas, 1951 - W Bengal, Bhutan, N Assam, Bangladesh and N Myanmar.
- juneae Biswas, 1951 - S Assam and S Myanmar E through Thailand to Indochina; also possibly S China, with a 19th century record based on juveniles that might have been P. finschi.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
A male perched in a tree, looking around and flying away. Locality Tmatboey, Preah Vihear Province, Cambodia (ssp juneae)
Josep del Hoyo 7 March 2011 2 years ago 36 sec 3.8
A bird nibbling the bark of a trunk Locality Jurong Bird Park, Singapore
Josep del Hoyo 13 August 2007 5 years ago 43 sec 3.5
A male perched in a tree, showing the upperwings (then at 50% speed). Locality Tmatboey, Preah Vihear Province, Cambodia (ssp juneae)
Josep del Hoyo 7 March 2011 2 years ago 31 sec 3.3
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