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Plum-Headed Parakeet

Psittacula cyanocephala

Range

  • Indian subcontinent

Habitat

  • Tropical forests

Diet

  • Seeds
  • Fruit

Plum-headed parakeets fly in flocks and stay in contact with each other through noisy calls.

Males of this species have red, plum-colored heads while females have heads which are bluish-grey. Normally found in small groups, flocks of hundreds may form when food is abundant. At night, these social birds are known to roost in groups.

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