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Layard's Parakeet

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Alternate name
Psittacula calthropae Scientific name 
Psittaciformes Order
Psittacidae Family   
29 cm Length
Tropical moist forest, up to 2,000 m in:- Sri Lanka. Habitat-Altitude-Range
3?4 White eggs Clutch
Fruit, flowers,buds, seeds & nuts. Food  
Less gregarious than other Psittacula. Habits
1536 World Number
Least Concern Status

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Emerald-collared Parakeet calls
(Psittacula calthropae)
David Farrow XC19753
030103, Sri Lanka


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