Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Parrots, Macaws and Allies :: Rose-ringed Parakeet

Rose-ringed Parakeet Psittacula krameri

Described by: Scopoli (1769)
Alternate common name(s): Ring-necked Parakeet
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Keoladeo National Park, Bharatpur, Rajasthan, India - Dec 1, 2001 © Dave Behrens  Keoladeo National Park, Bharatpur, Rajasthan, India - Feb, 2003 © Dave Behrens  Keoladeo National Park, Bharatpur, Rajasthan, India - 1997 © Kees Bakker  United Arab Emirates - Jan, 1997 © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi 
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Nc. Africa. Iran through India to Burma;
(1) S. Mauritania, Senegambia, Guinea-Bissau, s. Mali, Burkina Faso, Guinea, Liberia, c. Ivory Coast, s. Ghana, s. Niger, c. Nigeria, n. Cameroon, n. Central African Republic, s. Chad, and s. Sudan.
(2) C. Sudan e. to Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, nw. and se. Somalia, ne. Zaire and nw. Uganda.
(3) Afghanistan, w. Pakistan, n. India (Keoladeo National Park, Bharatpur, Rajasthan) and se. China to c. Burma.
(4) S. India and Sri Lanka.
Introduced in many areas including s. and e. Africa, Egypt, Kenya, Mascarene Is., Arabia, United Arab Emirate, Iraq, Iran, Singapore, Macau, Hong Kong, Hawaiian Is. (Kauai, Oahu and possibly Hawaii), and se. United States (se. Florida).


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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