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Alexandrine Parakeet

CONSERVATION STATUS : NEAR THREATENED
COMMON EXTINCT
Classification:

Order: Psittaciformes
Genus & Species: Psittacula eupatria      
Family: Psittacidae

Status:

Listed as Near Threatened on the IUCN Red List.

Range:

Mainland Asia, south of the Himalayas from eastern Afghanistan to Vietnam; south to Andaman Islands and Sri Lanka. Introduced to Iran, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, and Yemen.

Habitat:

Forests, tropical rainforests, tropical dry forests, mangrove forests, well-wooded country or deserts, cultivated parklands, parks & gardens, coconut plantations, and trees around towns & villages.

Activity:

Diurnal.

Diet:

Seeds, nuts fruits, berries, blossoms, leaf buds, and nectar.