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Psittacula caniceps (Blyth, 1846) – Nicobar 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 and is endemic to the Nicobar Islands. It inhabits tall forests in the coastal areas of the islands, from the sea level up to 190m (BirdLife International 2019).

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, with the current population estimate of 6,000-15,000 individuals. The threats to its persistence come from capturing for bird-trading and habitat disturbance due to natural calamities (BirdLife International 2019).

References:
BirdLife International 2019. Psittacula caniceps . The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2019: e.T22685508A152076509. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2019-3.RLTS.T22685508A152076509.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 caniceps (Blyth, 1846) – Nicobar 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/1254/Psittacula-caniceps
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