Rose-ringed Parakeet (Psittacula krameri) - HBW 4, p. 399
French: Perruche à collier
Spanish: Cotorra de Kramer
Other common names: Ring-necked Parakeet
Taxonomy: Psittacus krameri Scopoli, 1769, Senegal.
Four subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- krameri (Scopoli, 1769) - S Mauritania, Senegal and Guinea E to W Uganda and S Sudan.
- parvirostris (Souancé, 1856) - CE Sudan through Ethiopia, Eritrea and Djibouti to NW Somalia.
- borealis (Neumann, 1915) - NW Pakistan E through N India, Nepal and C Myanmar to SE China (Guangdong); reportedly once in Indochina.
- manillensis (Bechstein, 1800) - Peninsular India S of 20° N, and Sri Lanka.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
VideosSee all 67 videos
A male eating fruits of Salvadora persica using the beak to cut off and the foot to hold the branch. Locality Tal Chhapar Wildlife Sanctuary, Churu District, Rajasthan, India (ssp borealis)
Josep del Hoyo 24 February 2011 2 years ago 24 sec 4.8
An adult male feeding a juvenile in a tree and another male chasing it away. Locality Dasada, Surendranagar District, Gujarat, India (ssp borealis)
Josep del Hoyo 18 February 2011 2 years ago 1 min 10 sec 4.7
A female eating an apple on a branch Locality Sceaux, Île-de-France, France
Robert Mouchard 14 April 2012 1 year ago 1 min 51 sec 4.7
A bird perched on a branch and feeding. Locality Bharatpur, Rajasthan, India (ssp borealis)
Mike Edgecombe 1 April 2002 5 years ago 15 sec 4.6
A male eating an apple then flying away Locality Sceaux, Île-de-France, France
Robert Mouchard 17 September 2011 2 years ago 56 sec 4.5
First a group, then three views of a male flying, calling and feeding in a palm Locality Girona, Girona Province, Catalonia, Spain
Ferran Vaquero 28 December 2011 2 years ago 1 min 15 sec 4.5
PhotosSee all 149 photos
Male feeding in tree in urban garden
Locality Andalucia, Spain
Nicole Bouglouan 2 November 2006 17 weeks ago 4.3
In a tree
Locality Al Khor, Qatar
John A Thompson 15 January 2010 4 years ago 4.1
In Brussels: a female in my backyard, plenty of noisy birds!!!
Locality Woluwe St Lambert, Brussels Capital Region, Belgium
lsargentini 14 April 2012 1 year ago 4.1
on a tree, eating
Locality Pardes Hanna-Karkur, Israel
Lior Kislev 8 March 2011 3 years ago 4.1
Exotic species perched. There are several hundred of these birds at liberty in Kent.
Locality Ramsgate, Kent County, England, Great Britain
John Smellie 15 March 2014 3 weeks ago ADDED LAST MONTH 4
Male feeding in a tree branch.
Locality Diyatalawa, Uva Province, Sri Lanka (ssp manillensis .)
Athula Edirisinghe 5 November 2013 9 weeks ago 4
SoundsSee all 16 recordings
Different calls Locality Jaipur District, Rajasthan, India
RAM GOPAL SONI 1 April 2005 4 years ago 4.7
A bird calling. Locality Marxalenes Park, Valencia City, Valencia, Valencian Community, Spain
Carlos Fabregat 21 December 2013 35 weeks ago 4
Two birds calling in flight Locality Keoladeo National Park, Bharatpur, Rajasthan, India
Josep del Hoyo 28 February 2011 2 years ago 4
Calls by one bird. Locality Raj Niwas Palace, Dholpur, Dholpur District, Rajasthan, India
Josep del Hoyo 27 February 2011 2 years ago 4
Calls by several birds standing on the ground and then flying away. Locality Tal Chhapar Wildlife Sanctuary, Churu District, Rajasthan, India
Josep del Hoyo 24 February 2011 2 years ago 4
A bird calling, responding another bird. Locality Raniwara, Jalor (Jalore) District, Rajasthan, India
Josep del Hoyo 19 February 2011 2 years ago 4