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Layard's Parakeet Psittacula calthrapae   - Male
Layard's Parakeet
Photographer : © Prosenjit Singha Deo
Location :Sinharaja Rain Forest, Kudawa, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka
Date : 5 March 2020
English synonyms:Emerald-collared Parakeet, Sri Lanka Layard’s Parakeet, Calthorp’s Parakeet
Bird Family :Psittacidae - Parrots, Parakeets, Lories, Lorikeets, Cockatoos, Corellas, Guaiabero & Racquet-tails
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :Monotypic species endemic to Sri Lanka.

The correct original spelling is calthrapae.
Dickinson, E. C. & Remsen, J. V. Jr., Editors (2013) The Howard and Moore Complete Checklist of the Birds of the World 4th edition, Vol. 1 Non-passerines. Aves Press, Eastbourne, UK

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