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Grey‑headed Parakeet Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Psittacula finschii
Family : Psittaculidae
Order : Psittaciformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Evergreen forest
Description : Grey-headed Parakeet is a sleek-greenish-yellow parakeet with an ashy-grey head,red and yellow bill and long narrow pointed tail.its female smaller than the male which looks brighter green from above and paler green from below.It has yellow irises and grey legs and feet.The sexes differ in their red patches. This species can be observed at elevations of up to 2,700 meters, predominantly in forests characterized by oak, teak, pine, and cedar trees. It also inhabits deciduous forest hillsides as well as farmland with scattered trees. In Cambodia, it is commonly found in regions adorned with evergreen and semi-evergreen vegetation.
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;taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;photo credit: Vijay Anand Ismavel(www.inaturalist.org/people/Vijay Anand Ismavel),photo shared from iNaturalist, photo copyright reserved according to iNaturalist rules;Marc Andersonmore information, please contact us.