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Long-tailed Parakeet Psittacula longicauda longicauda   - Adult male feeding
Long-tailed Parakeet
Photographer : © Jack Tuen
Location :Loyang Avenue, Singapore
Date : 24 March 2013
English synonyms:Red-cheeked Parakeet, Malayan Red-cheeked Parakeet, Malaccan Red-cheeked Parakeet (longicauda), Andaman Long-tailed Parakeet (tytleri), Andaman Red-cheeked Parakeet (tytleri), Tytler’s Parakeet (tytleri), Nicobar Long-tailed Parakeet (nicobarica), Enggano Parakeet (modesta), Common Long-tailed Parakeet (longicauda, defontainei)
Bird Family :Psittacidae - Parrots, Parakeets, Lories, Lorikeets, Cockatoos, Corellas, Guaiabero & Racquet-tails
Red Data Status :Near Threatened
Remarks :While other birds prefer the ripe red coloured fruits and would not eat the yellowish green ones, these parakeets seem to take both. I have never seen the Rose-ringed and Red-breasted eat fruits of this palm. - JT
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