red bill; long tail; black face marks; green body (California, USA; 2007-06-16)

Rose-ringed Parakeet
Psittacula krameri

Native Range: Africa and Oriental Region

Notes: wild birds (probably pet-store escapees) sometimes are seen in Florida and southern California in the USA; male has black on the face (see photo), but female does not; birds have been bred in captivity for many different colors including sky blue, yellow, and white.

captive bred sky-blue morph (pet show; 2013-04-20)

posing for a head portrait (pet show; 2013-04-20)