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Rose-ringed Parakeet

Psittacula krameri


The Rose-ringed Parakeet (Psittacula krameri), also known as the Ring-necked Parakeet, is a gregarious tropical Afro-Asian parakeet species that has an extremely large range. Since the trend of the population appears to be increasing, the species was evaluated as Least Concern by IUCN in 2012. Rose-ringed parakeets are popular as pets. Its scientific name commemorates the Austrian naturalist Wilhelm Heinrich Kramer. This non-migrating species is one of few parrot species that have successfully adapted to living in 'disturbed habitats', and in that way withstood the onslaught of urbanisation and deforestation. In the wild, this is a noisy species with an unmistakable squawking call.(Wikipedia)

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28 Comments (1–25)

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 8 years ago

Congrats Hemant,, missed out,,

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 8 years ago

Beautifully captured :)

Harsha Singh
Harsha Singh 8 years ago

superb! awesome!

NeilDazet 8 years ago

This is super Hemant! Congrats on SOTD!

Bhagya Herath
Bhagya Herath 8 years ago

great spotting .... congrats....

ianmaton 8 years ago

Beautiful photograph! Congrats on the SOTD.

Maria dB
Maria dB 8 years ago

Superb spotting - congratulations!

Tom15 8 years ago

Congrats on SOTD, great photo!!!

Beautiful capture HemantKumar,congrats on another SOTD and thanks for sharing

Leonardo Castro
Leonardo Castro 8 years ago

Absolutely gorgeous! What a timing you got here, Hemant! Congratulations on the sotd, my friend. Beautiful species, beautiful shot.

lowellmtyler 8 years ago

Congrats on your SotD nod. Absolutely fantastic shot!! These birds are in many urban areas here on the island of Oahu, Hawaii. They blend in so well in the trees, too.

Stunning capture Congrats!!! :) :)

namitha 8 years ago

Amazing capture, and a well deserved SOTD. Congratulations!!!

dr.sanjay date
dr.sanjay date 8 years ago

simply great !!

LaurenZarate 8 years ago

Congratulations Hemant! Amazing capture!

MacChristiansen 8 years ago

Congratulations Hemant on your SOTD, nice capture

JillBlack 8 years ago

Beautiful and Congratulations on SOTD

A very nice photo, congrats!

Tiz 8 years ago

Congratulations to a very nice photo and the spotting of the day! Very well deserved :)
Happy holidays!

Ismael Chaves
Ismael Chaves 8 years ago


Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 8 years ago

Super shot Hemant. Congrats.

EmilyMarino 8 years ago

Amazing Shot! Well deserved SOTD!

KarenL 8 years ago

Congrats Hemant, your great timing has earned you Spotting of the Day honors!

A rose-ringed parakeet takes to the air in our spotting of the day! This is one of the few parrot species that have successfully adapted to living in urban areas as their natural forest habitats disappear.


Beautiful, it looks bigger than a parakeet... in the picture!! Thank you for sharing, HemantKumar.

HemantKumar 8 years ago

thank you :)

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Hyderabad, Telangana, India

Spotted on Dec 22, 2013
Submitted on Dec 22, 2013

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