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Psittacula finschii (Hume, 1874) – Grey-headed Parakeet

Taxonomic Notes:

This species is listed as Near Threatened in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (https://www.iucnredlist.org/)

Nesting/juveniles:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Identification:
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:

This species is uncommon. It inhabits tall trees of open woodlands on the hills (100m-3,800m) in India, Bhutan, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, and Laos. It is an altitudinal migrant. It feeds on seeds, fruits, flowers and leaf buds (BirdLife International 2017).

Conservation Status:

This species is listed as Near Threatened in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (https://www.iucnredlist.org/)


According to the IUCN Red List assessment, the population of this species is declining, and its current population size is unknown. The threats to its persistence come from capturing, poaching, habitat disturbance and other human encroachments (BirdLife International 2017).

References:
BirdLife International 2017. Psittacula finschii (amended version of 2016 assessment). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T22685473A111377718.
https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-1.RLTS.T22685473A111377718.en. Accessed on 16 February 2020.


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Cite this page along with its URL as:
Bhavanarayeni, R., and A. Bayani. 2021. Psittacula finschii (Hume, 1874) – Grey-headed Parakeet. Satose, V., A. Bayani, V. Ramachandran, P. Roy, and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Birds of India, v. 2.17. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.birdsofindia.org/sp/1244/Psittacula-finschii
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