Turquoise parakeet

A small parrot at around 20 cm long, the male is predominantly green in colour and more yellowish below with a bright turquoise blue face and chestnut shoulders on the blue and green wings. Females are generally duller and paler and lack the chestnut wing patch.

The Turquoise parakeet is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

Turquoise parakeetShare or download picture for free © Tony Northrup, 2010 More Parakeets Turquoise parakeet on wire Red-masked Parakeet Add an anonymous comment! Hide comments! That bird looks like my grandmas bird lol (3/22/2010, 10:32 AM) This is not a turquoise parrakeet it is a budgerigar (12/13/2009, 5:50 AM) woooooooooo (2/12/2009, 2:02 PM) this is a parakeet I have 2 of them at home one is Chirpy and the More

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Turquoise Parakeets live in South-east Australia from Victoria to Queensland. They are in Forest, open Woodland, Savannah with Trees, Groups of Trees along Water courses and Cultivated areas on Slopes. They live usually in Pairs or small Groups - exceptionally flocks of up to 30 Birds. Visists Water places in early Morning to drink and they are very cautious there. During Day to be seen foragning on Ground, perching on Bushes, Trees, telegraph Poles or Fence Posts. Is not shy when feeding. More

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turquoise parakeets has led famed parrot biologist Joseph Forshaw to describe them as resembling “multi-colored bats”. Subtle and Not-So-Subtle Beauties Each grass parakeet species is beautiful in its own way – the muted grays of the Bourke’s parakeet are infused with subtle shades of pastel pink while the turquoise parakeet is flamboyantly clad in brilliant green, red and turquoise blue. More

turquoise parakeet hobbles around with a tiny cast on one leg. "Poor guy," says Susan Horton. "He encountered a bigger bird." At Chicago Exotics unusual pets are the everyday patients. When Horton opened the clinic in November 2000, she wanted a place that could treat many kinds of exotic pets, from a dwarf rabbit to a six-foot-long iguana. More

Picture of Neophema pulchella above has been licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution.
Original source: Alan Couch
Author: Alan Couch
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Order : Psittaciformes
Family : Psittacidae
Genus : Neophema
Species : pulchella
Authority : (Shaw, 1792)