A common bird in India, the rose ringed parakeet is a gregarious bird which is often kept as a pet. An extremely noisy bird, it has adapted itself to urbanisation and deforestation that is taking place all around.
The rose ringed parakeet is sexually dimorphic - the adult male showing a black and pink band around the neck while the female and young adults show no ring around the neck.
Scientific Name : Psittacula krameri
Distribution : 4 subspecies , 2 from Asia and 2 from Africa
Diet : Feed on fruits, berries, nuts and vegetables