Species Details

@MSH Sourav (TU Dresden, Germany);

Red‑breasted Parakeet Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Psittacula alexandri
Family : Psittaculidae
Order : Psittaciformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Evergreen forest, Bushes
Description : Red-breasted Parakeet is a grass-green bird with plum-red throat and breast.The upperparts and underparts both are grass-green in color.The male has an lilac-grey crown and ear coverts where it has bicolored bill,yellowish irises and yellowish-slate legs and feet.But the female has a black bill.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Hajbun Tasnim Preety,Department of Zoology, University of Dhaka;information source: Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh, Vol-26, iucnredlist.org;Photo credit and copyright:MSH Sourav (TU Dresden, Germany);taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;bird song owner:Peter Boesman (www.xeno-canto.org/Peter Boesman ), bird sound copyright reserved according to www.xeno-canto.org rules; more information, please contact us.