Parrots (Psittacidae)

Plum-headed Parakeet (Psittacula cyanocephala) - HBW 4, p. 400

French: Perruche à tête prune German: Pflaumenkopfsittich Spanish: Cotorra Ciruela

Taxonomy: Psittacus cyanocephalus Linnaeus, 1766, East Indies = Gingi.
Birds descrease clinally in size from N to S, and head and rump become darker, but limits to proposed N subspecies bengalensis too indistinct to make the name useful. Monotypic.

Distribution: Indian Subcontinent and Sri Lanka.