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Plum-headed Parakeet

Psittacula cyanocephala

Description:

The Plum-headed Parakeet (Psittacula cyanocephala) is a parakeet endemic to the Indian Subcontinent. Along with Psittacula roseata of the Himalayas it was sometimes known by the name of Blossom-headed Parakeet which is now used to refer only to Psittacula roseata. Plum-headed Parakeets are found in flocks, the males having a pinkish purple head and the females, a grey head. They fly swiftly with twists and turns accompanied by their distinctive calls.



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Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 6 years ago

Beautiful,,

Madhya Pradesh, India

Lat: 24.42, Long: 80.19

Spotted on Jan 22, 2013
Submitted on Jan 22, 2013

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