Lord Derby's Parakeet

The name of this bird commemorates Edward Stanley, 13th Earl of Derby.

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The Lord Derby's Parakeet is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

Lord Derby's Parakeets feed on fruits, berries, seeds, and leaf buds, occasionally foraging in gardens and fields. Contents - * 1 Description * 1. More

A Lord Derby's parakeet (Psittacula derbiana) at Chester zoo, U.K. Photographed by Jonathan Ayres. More

Habits: Lord Derby's parakeets normally act in small groups and they act in pairs in mating seasons. They build their nests in holes of trees. Birds produced in high mountain areas will fly to the South or low altitude river valleys to spend winter in autumn. The upper bill of male parakeets is red and the low bill is black. Female birds have black bills. Lord Derby's parakeet is endemic specie of China. It is a kind of parakeet that has its distribution in the furthest North. More

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Order : Psittaciformes
Family : Psittacidae
Genus : Psittacula
Species : derbiana
Authority : (Fraser, 1852)