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Red-breasted Parakeet Psittacula alexandri fasciata   - Mating sequence
Red-breasted Parakeet
Photographer : © Simon van der Meulen
Location :Nameri National Park, Assam, India
Date : 8 April 2016
English synonyms:Moustached Parakeet, Mustache Parakeet, Banded Parakeet, Bearded Parakeet, Pink-breasted Parakeet, Rose-breasted Parakeet, Indian Red-breasted Parakeet (fasciata), Javan Parakeet (alexandri), Kangean Moustached Parakeet (kangeanensis), Andaman Moustached Parakeet (abbotti), Simeulean Moustached Parakeet (cala), Babi Moustached Parakeet (major), Nias Moustached Parakeet (perionca)
Bird Family :Psittacidae - Parrots, parakeets, lories, lorikeets, cockatoos, corellas, guaiabero & racquet-tails
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :A series of 6 pics of rather passionately mating Red-breasted Parakeets. At the end, the male and female elegantly swayed in opposing directions left and right (see pics 5 and 6)
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