Common Name: Alexandrine parakeet
Scientific Name: Psittacula eupatria
Nepali Name: Karraa Suga (कर्रा सुगा)
Location: Bungmati, Lalitpur
Alexandrine parakeet is a large parakeet compared to others with a size ranging up to 53cm. They are found in sal forests, agricultural lands, towns in an elevation ranging from 75m to 1380m. The male is predominantly green with a heavy hooked red beak. The black color extends from the lower mandible towards the collar alongside the pink collar which the female lacks. The male also has a red patch on the shoulders.
They feed on seeds from cultivated crops, fruits, and nuts.
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