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Blossom-headed Parakeet Psittacula roseata roseata   - Male foraging
Blossom-headed Parakeet
Photographer : © Maitreyee Das
Location :Central Zone, Kaziranga National Park, Assam, India
Date : 12 February 2020
English synonyms:Rose-headed Parakeet, Rosy-headed Parakeet, Eastern Blossom-headed Parakeet (roseata), Assam Blossom-headed Parakeet (roseata), Arakan Blossom-headed Parakeet (juneae)
Bird Family :Psittacidae - Parrots, Parakeets, Lories, Lorikeets, Cockatoos, Corellas, Guaiabero & Racquet-tails
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :I found that these Blossom-headed Parakeets were not only feeding on nectar from Silk Cotton Bombax ceiba flowers but also searching for insects or other kinds of food from under the bark of the branches of those trees at many places in Kaziranga. - MD