Emerald-collared Parakeet (Psittacula calthropae) - HBW 4, p. 401
French: Perruche de Layard
Spanish: Cotorra de Ceilán
Other common names: Layard's/Sri Lankan Parakeet
Taxonomy: Palaeornis Calthrapae [sic] Blyth, 1849, Sri Lanka.
Species name originally based on maiden name, Calthrop, of E. L. Layard's wife, so justifiably emended; sometimes erroneously listed as calthorpae. Monotypic.
Distribution: Sri Lanka.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
A female foraging in a pepper-tree. Locality Sinharaja Forest Reserve, Sri Lanka (Monotypic species)
Pieter de Groot Boersma 1 July 2007 3 years ago 23 sec 3
A bird perched, calling once and flying away. Locality Sinharaja Forest Reserve, Sri Lanka (Monotypic species)
Eldert Groenewoud 24 October 2008 4 years ago 25 sec 3