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Grey-headed Parakeet Psittacula finschii   - Immature
Grey-headed Parakeet
Photographer : © Pritam Baruah
Location :at 1750m just above Khonoma Village, Nagaland, India
Date : 23 December 2014
English synonyms:Gray-headed Parakeet, Finsch's Parakeet, Slaty-headed Parakeet, Finsch's Slaty-headed Parakeet, Eastern Slaty-headed Parakeet, Burmese Slaty-headed Parakeet, Hume’s Parakeet
Bird Family :Psittacidae - Parrots, parakeets, lories, lorikeets, cockatoos, corellas, guaiabero & racquet-tails
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :A flock of 5 were seen just above Khonoma, which appears to be the best place in India to find this species. The birds we saw all had grey head and long thin tails with very broad yellow tip. Red bill. Black collar was visible on at least two. They were very vocal both in flight and perched.

A sound recording has been deposited at

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