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Blue Indian Ringneck

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Blue Indian Ringneck Parakeet

Scientific Name: The scientific name for Indian Ringneck parakeets is Psittacula krameri manillensis.

Physical Characteristics: Indian Ringneck parakeets are medium-sized birds, measuring approximately 16 inches in length, tail feathers included. They have a green or teal-colored body with a long tail. Males have a distinctive black neck-ring and a pink-colored band on the nape, while females lack the neck-ring and have a less prominent nape band.

Behavior: Indian Ringneck parakeets are highly intelligent birds and have the ability to learn tricks and mimic human speech. They are known for their playful and curious nature.

Habitat: Indian Ringneck parakeets are native to India, Sri Lanka, and other parts of South Asia. They can be found in various habitats such as forests, woodlands, grasslands, and agricultural land.

Lifespan: The average lifespan of Indian Ringneck parakeets in captivity is typically around 20 to 30 years. However, with adequate care, a nutritious diet, and a favorable environment, some Indian Ringnecks have been known to live for 40 years or even longer.

Conservation Status: Indian Ringneck parakeets have been classified as "least concern" in terms of conservation status.