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Layard’s Parakeet

Psittacula calthropae

Description:

The Layard's parakeet (Psittacula calthropae) is a parrot which is a resident endemic breeder in Sri Lanka. The common name of this bird commemorates the British naturalist Edgar Leopold Layard; his first wife, Barbara Anne Calthrop, whom he married in 1845, is commemorated in the specific epithet.

Habitat:

home garden

Notes:

feeding a young

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2 Comments

Bhagya Herath
Bhagya Herath 7 years ago

wow!!! lovely couple ;)

The MnMs
The MnMs 7 years ago

Sweet spotting!

NuwanChathuranga
Spotted by
NuwanChathuranga

Sri Lanka

Spotted on Aug 9, 2014
Submitted on Aug 9, 2014

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