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In Istanbul, Turkey, is an invasive species. Its natural habitats are found in the central Africa and in India. It is quite interesting that it often spent time seated high in trees in the places crowded by tourists. I have never decided to keep the Rose-ringed Parakeet at home, because it is inclined to damaging aviary and is rather noisy. It is not possible to keep in an outdoor aviary, because it will not survive the frost in the winter.  My experiences in raising birds is limited to Australian and Asian parrots, but it doesn’t include the African birds (read may text about Zebra Finch). Still, another representative of the Psittacide (parrots) family. The Rose-ringed Parakeet weighs up to 170 gram and its wingspan is almost half a metre.
Last minute news – 08/2014      Fuerteventura
Just like with the  lesser short-toed lark, I could see the rose-ringed parakeet only once and  for a while. But as my collection of photos of this bird is modest and uninteresting, then these two pictures bring some variety. I was able to photograph it during the session with the monk parakeets.
Last minute news - 08/2016 - Greece
The story of adding another photo to the gallery of this species on my site is similar to the one  of taking pictures in Turkey. I heard the voice of rose-ringed parakeet in a park in Athens. After a while, I managed to locate it and take another documentary pictures.
Last minute news -12/2018 Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka - SPIS Jezyk ANGIELSKI

Junglefowl- introductory text from the expedition to Sri Lanka.
Newly created galleries:
BIRDS:

1.Sri Lanka Junglefowl (T,V). 2.Ceylon Magpie (V). 3.Barn Owl (T). 4.Indian Peafowl (T,V). 5.Spot-winged Thrush. 6.Sri Lanka White-eye 7.Ceylon Grey-Hornbill (V). 8.Brown Fish Owl (T). 9.Great Thick-knee(V). 10.Sri Lanka Spurfowl (V) 11.White-bellied Sea-Eagle (T).12.Green-billed Coucal.  13.Sri Lanka Hanging-Parrot (T). 14.Jungle Owlet (T,V). 15.Tricolored Munia (V). 16. White-breasted Waterhen(V). 17.Greater Coucal(V). 18.Crested Hawk-Eagle (V). 19.Serendib Scops-Owl. 20. Ceylon Frogmouth. 21.Painted Stork. 22.Indian Pond Heron. 23.Spot-billed Pelican. 24.White-browed Fantail. 25.Yellow-browed Bulbul. 26.Black Bulbul(V). 27.Alexandrine Parakeet(V). 28.Orange-billed Babbler(V). 29.Sri Lanka Green-Pigeon. 30.Tickell's Blue-Flycatcher. 31.Red-faced Malkoha. 32.Oriental Darter. 33.Crimson-backed Flameback. 34.Red-vented Bulbul. 35.Crimson-backed Flameback.36.Brown-capped Babbler. 37.Indian Scops-Owl. 38.Yellow-eared Bulbul (V). 39.Ashy-headed Laughingthrush. 40.Sri Lanka Drongo. 41. Chestnut-backed Owlet. 42.Chestnut-headed Bee-eater. 43.Layard's Parakeet. 44.Jerdon's Leafbird. 45.White-bellied Drongo. 46.Asian Paradise-Flycatcher. 47.Cinnamon Bittern. 48.Rosy Starling. 49.Brown-headed Barbet. 50.Pin-tailed Snipe. 51.Jerdon's Bushlark. 52.Malabar Pied-Hornbill. 53.Stork-billed Kingfisher. 54.Sri Lanka Woodshrike. 55.White-rumped Munia. 56.Black-headed Ibis. 57.Plain Prinia. 58.Yellow-billed Babbler. 59.Pied Cuckoo. 60.Brown Wood-Owl. 61.Kashmir Flycatcher. 62.Yellow-wattled Lapwing. 63.Sri Lanka Swallow. 64.Little Swift. 65.Malabar Trogon(T). 66.Indian Thick-knee. 67.Long-billed Sunbird. 68.Forest Wagtail. 69.Sri Lanka Wood-Pigeon(T). 70.Indian Robin. 71.Whiskered Tern. 72.Asian Koel. 73.Shikra. 74.Indian Pita. 75.Ashy Prinia. 76.Indian Cormorant. 78.Ashy-crowned Sparrow-Lark. 79.Orange-breasted Pigeon. 80. Gray-bellied Cuckoo. 81. Small Pratincole. 82.Dark-fronted Babbler. 83. Brown-breasted Flycatcher. 84.Yellow-fronted Barbet. 85.Purple-rumped Sunbird. 86.Barred Buttonquail. 87.Green Imperial Pigeon. 88.Clamorous Reed Warbler. 89.Jungle Prinia. 90.Common Iora. 91.Lesser Yellownape.  92.Purple Sunbird. 93.Crested Serpent Eagle. 94.Crested Honey Buzzard.
MAMMALS:
1.Sri Lankan elephant. 2.Chital. 3.Indian hare. 4.Tufted Gray Langur. 5.Toque macaque. 6.Indian palm squirrel (V). 7.Grizzled giant squirrel. 8.Yellow-striped chevrotain.9.Wild water buffalo. 10.Ruddy mongoose. 11. Golden jackal.
REPTILES::
1.Sri Lankan kangaroo lizard. 2.Green forest lizard. 3. Saltwater crocodile. 4.Sri Lanka Agama. 5.Sri Lankan pit viper(T). 6.Bengal monitor. 7.Asian water monitor. 8. Indian rat snake.
Changes in galleries:
BIRDS:

1.Purple Heron. 2.Red-wattled Lapwing (V), 3.Rose-ringed Parakeet (V), 4.Oriental Magpie-Robin (V). 5.Black-hooded Oriole(V), 6 Brahminy Kite. 7.Blue-tailed Bee-eater(T). 8.Flame Minivet. 9.Spotted Dove(V). 10.Emerald-Dove. 11.Common Myna. 12.Asian Openbill. 13.Pied Kingfisher. 14.Brown Shrike. 15.Purple Swamphen(T). 16.Nutmeg Mannikin. 17.White-throated Kingfisher. 18.Pheasant-tailed Jacana. 19.Lesser Whistling-Duck. 20. Great Egret. 21.Black-headed Heron. 22.Indian Roller. 23.Eurasian Spoonbill. 24.Yellow Bittern. 25.Common Tailorbird. 26.Grey-headed Canary-Flycatcher. 27.Ashy Woodswallow. 28.Coppersmith Barbet. 29.Little Egret. 30.Common Kingfisher. 31.House Sparrow(T). 32.Woolly-necked Stork. 33.Barn Swallow. 34.Richard's Pipit. 35.Common Redshank. 36.Marsh Sandpiper. 37.Little Stint. 38.Black-crowned Night Heron. 39.Caspian Tern. 40.Little Green Bee-eater(T). 41.Zitting Cisticola. 42.Grey heron.43.Little Cormorant. 44.Black-capped Bulbul. 45. Large-billed Crow(V). 46.Pied Bushchat 47.Gray-breasted Prinia.48.Baya Weaver.
MAMMALS:Indian flying fox (V).
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