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Layard's Parakeet  Geotagged,Layards Parakeet,Psittacula calthropae,Psittacula krameri,Rose-ringed parakeet,Sri Lanka Click/tap to enlarge PromotedCountry intro

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  1. Are you sure this is a Layard's Parakeet and not a female rose-ringed parakeet? I don't see any bluish-grey on the head.
    http://ibc.lynxeds.com/photo/emerald-collared-parakeet-psittacula-calthropae/bird-sitting-tree
    http://www.arkive.org/emerald-collared-parakeet/psittacula-calthropae/image-G109997.html
    Posted 5 years ago
    1. I can confirm, that's a rose-ringed, not Layard's.
      See my (crappy) photo.
      Layard's Parakeet (Psittacula calthropae) Ella, Sri Lanka. Jan 17, 2015. Geotagged,Layards Parakeet,Psittacula calthropae,Sri Lanka,Winter
      Posted 5 years ago

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The rose-ringed parakeet, also known as the ring-necked parakeet, is a gregarious tropical Afro-Asian parakeet species that has an extremely large range.

Similar species: Parrots
Species identified by Thibaud Aronson
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Uploaded Oct 15, 2013. Captured Jun 21, 2013 17:54 in Kathiresu Road, Vavuniya, Sri Lanka.
  • Canon PowerShot SX50 HS
  • f/6.5
  • 1/159s
  • ISO320
  • 215mm