Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Parrots, Macaws and Allies :: Plum-headed Parakeet
Plum-headed Parakeet Psittacula cyanocephala
Described by: Linnaeus (1766)
Alternate common name(s): Intermediate Parakeet, Rothschild's Parakeet
Old scientific name(s): Psittacula intermedia
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RangeIndian Subcontinent and Sri Lanka;
Ne. Pakistan and India (Rathanbhore National Park, Rajasthan, Bandipur National Park, Karnataka) n. to the Himalayas. Sri Lanka.
Intermediate Parakeet: Uncertain, but apparently in n. India (perhaps n. Uttar Pradesh) or Nepal.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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