Red-breasted Parakeet - Psittacula alexandri

Perruche à moustaches

Red-breasted Parakeet
This species has a large geographical range through south and south-east Asia, and seven races are recognised. The photo shows the nominate race P. a. alexandri. It is the only Psittacula parakeet with a reddish breast, which is redder in the female.
Cette espèce a un vaste habitat à travers l'Asie du Sud et du Sud-est, et sept races sont reconnues. La photo montre la race nominale P.a. alexandri. C'est la seule perruche Psittacula qui a la poitrine rougeâtre, et qui est encore plus rouge chez la femelle.

  • Cotorra Pechirroja
  • Periquito-de-bigode
  • Bartsittich
  • Psittacula alexandri
  • Psittaciformes

The species

Classification

Order  : Psittaciformes
Family : Psittaculidae
Species : Red-breasted Parakeet

Geographic range by countries


specie's pictures


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The picture

O.Net ref. : lpfu46319
Author :
Loro Parque Fundación

Shooting

date : 2008
Country : Spain (sp)
Region : Comunidad Autónoma de Canarias
Place : Loro parque - Punta Brava - Puerto de la Cruz - Tenerife Loro parque - Punta Brava - Puerto de la Cruz - Tenerife
Lat. : 28° 24' 48'' North
Lng. : 16° 33' 30'' West