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Psittacula derbiana (Fraser, 1852) – Lord Derby's 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 coniferous and pine-oak forests on the hills in India (mainly in Assam) and China, up to 4,000m. It mostly forages on seeds, crops, insects and leaf buds (BirdLife International 2016).

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 habitat disturbance due to logging and capturing for trading (BirdLife International 2016).

References:

Aves > Psittaciformes > Psittaculidae > Psittacula


Cite this page along with its URL as:
Bhavanarayeni, R. and A. Bayani. 2020. Psittacula derbiana (Fraser, 1852) – Lord Derby's Parakeet. Satose, V., A. Bayani, V. Ramachandran, P. Roy, and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Birds of India, v. 2.14. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.birdsofindia.org/sp/1249/Psittacula-derbiana
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