Rose-ringed Parakeet (Psittacula Krameri Manillensis)

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Physical description
The ring-necked parakeet is a bird very popular with breeders, it is slender and slender, the color of its wild phenotype is green. The sex is easily recognizable in birds of at least 3 years old, in fact, the males have a beautiful collar, the females for their part do not, like the majority of birds of the genus Psittacula: the ring-necked parakeets tend to be heard. which can cause inconvenience to neighbors.

Cut
About 42 cm in adulthood

Lifetime
30 years

Sexing
Males have a beautiful collar, females do not.

Reproduction
Sexual maturity at the age of 3 years, it still happens that 2-year-old birds lead a brood to term, nest 30 cm base by 60 cm high.
The reproduction period takes place during the months of February-March, laying of 3-4 eggs on average, the incubation lasts about 23 days.

Origin
Central and Eastern Africa, Egypt, Mauritania, Zanzibar, the Gulf, Aden, Oman, Kuwait, Iraq, Iran, anterior and posterior India.

Behaviour
The ring-necked parakeet is generally raised in the same way as the Alexander viz; it is a robust bird that can spend the winter in an outdoor aviary without problem if it has a part sheltered from the wind and rain. It resists the cold well but shelter is necessary to avoid frostbite on the legs.
It tends to attack wood, so be careful with the uprights of the aviaries. She would be a good companion bird if she was raised by humans and will sometimes know how to pronounce a few words.

Washington Treaty
Appendix II.

Food
Its diet consists of a mixture for large parakeets and also of fresh fruits and vegetables, generally apples and carrots are distributed abundantly.

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