Definitions

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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the tribe Psittaculini.

Etymologies

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Latin psittacus ("parrot") (from Ancient Greek ψιττακός (psittakos)) + -ula

Examples

  • The diverse vegetation communities support a notable resident and migratory bird fauna, including cliff species such as fox-kestrel Falco alopex, Gabar goshawk Melierax gabar, yellow-billed shrike Corvinella corvina scarlet-chested sunbird Chalcomitra senegalensis,, rose-ringed parakeet Psittacula krameri, cliff chat Thamnolea cinnamomeiventris (abundant) and rock dove Columbia livia.

    Cliffs of Bandiagara (Land of the Dogons), Mali

  • Recent exotic pet fever has led to many established aliens like Psittacula krameri and Myiopsitta monachus.

    Canary Islands dry woodlands and forests

  • I am identifying it as the ring-necked parakeet Psittacula krameri.

    Ring-necked parakeet in Istanbul

  • Huge flocks of parakeets, mainly Psittacula alexandri, were recorded by Deignan (1945), and Alexandrine parakeet (P. eupatria) was once widespread.

    Northern Thailand-Laos moist deciduous forests

  • Feral Ringnecked Parakeet, Psittacula krameri on a bird feeder in

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  • Rose-ringed parakeet (Psittacula krameri) also known as the

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  • (Mascarinus mascarinus), a Réunion echo parakeet (Psittacula eques),

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  • Family Common Name Species Phasianidae Chestnut-breasted partridge Arborophila mandellii Phasianidae Buff-throated partridge Tetraophasis szechenyii* Timaliidae Hoary-throated barwing Actinodura nipalensis Timaliidae Ludlow's fulvetta Alcippe ludlowi Timaliidae Immaculate wren-babbler Pnoepyga immaculata Psittacidae Derbyan parakeet Psittacula derbiana* An asterisk signifies that the species 'range is limited to this ecoregion.

    Eastern Himalayan subalpine conifer forests

  • Family Common Name Species Columbidae Nilgiri wood-pigeon Columba elphinstonii Bucconidae Malabar grey hornbill Ocyceros griseus Pycnonotidae Grey-headed bulbul Pycnonotus priocephalus Timaliidae Rufous babbler Turdoides subrufus Psittacidae Malabar parakeet Psittacula columboides An asterisk signifies that the species 'range is limited to this ecoregion.

    North Western Ghats moist deciduous forests

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