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Red-breasted Parakeet Psittacula alexandri   - Adults
Red-breasted Parakeet
Photographer : © Naveena Mohan
Location :Borivali, near Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Date : 25 January 2019
English synonyms:Moustached Parakeet, Mustache Parakeet, Banded Parakeet, Bearded Parakeet, Pink-breasted Parakeet, Rose-breasted Parakeet, Indian Red-breasted Parakeet (fasciata), Javan Parakeet (alexandri), Kangean Moustached Parakeet (kangeanensis), Andaman Moustached Parakeet (abbotti), Simeulean Moustached Parakeet (cala), Babi Moustached Parakeet (major), Nias Moustached Parakeet (perionca)
Bird Family :Psittacidae - Parrots, Parakeets, Lories, Lorikeets, Cockatoos, Corellas, Guaiabero & Racquet-tails
Bird Group :PSITTACIFORMES
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :Two males and a female.The population of these feral parakeets has gone up in the colony, but habitat loss has kept them away from their usual nesting and feeding place close to my residence. After almost a year, these parakeets made their presence felt yesterday, only for a few moments though. It's been around eight years that I have been watching these birds in our residential complex. - NM
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