Red Breasted Parakeet(Psittacula alexandri)
Scientific classification:
Kingdom : Animalia
Phylum : Chordata
Class : Aves
Order : Psittaciformes
Family : Psittacidae
Genus : Psittacula
Species : alexandri
Scientific name: Psittacula alexandri
Important Facts:
Length 33cm.
Weight 156gm.
Life Span 20 – 25 years
Sexual maturity 2-3 years
Incubation period 23 days
Clutch size 3-5 eggs
All types of open woodland in lowland areas and in foothills to 2000 m;
Andaman islands.
Paddy rice, safflower, buckwheat, various millets, canary grass seed, oats
(per head)
Guava – 50 gm.
Ground nut – 50 gm.
Chillies - 5 gm.
Cucumber / carrot – 50 gm.
Banana – 1 no.
Papaya – 50 gm.
Apple – 50 gm.
Water melon – 50 gm.
Melon – 50 gm.
Green bhutta – 50 gm.
Pears – 50 gm.
Chicku – 50 gm.
Plum – 50 gm.
Green peas – 100 gm.