photo sharing and upload picture albums photo forums search pictures popular photos photography help login
Doug J | all galleries >> Birds, Birds, Birds >> Passeriformes Gallery > Alexandrine Parakeet
previous | next
Alexandrine Parakeet

Alexandrine Parakeet

Scientific name: Alexandrine Parakeet

Also called Alexandrine Parrot

The Alexandrine Parakeet or Alexandrine Parrot (Psittacula eupatria) is a mainly green parrot which is a resident breeder from India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka to Southeast Asia. The Alexandrine Parakeet's habitat is forest, open woodland and cultivation. It is scarce in much of its range. It nests in holes in large trees, laying 24 white eggs. The Alexandrine Parakeet is a gregarious and noisy species, forming huge flocks at evening roosts. Its flight is swift and direct, and the call is a loud scream.

Click for more information on this species at Wikipedia
Press the back button on the browser to return to this page

Click for a map of the bird's location
Press the back button on the browser to return to this page


other sizes: small medium original
comment