parrot identification

To: "lorna bloom" <>, <>
Subject: parrot identification
From: Ronald Orenstein <>
Date: Sat, 11 Aug 2001 21:41:37 -0400
At 08:39 AM 12/08/01 +1000, lorna bloom wrote:
Size:  larger than a King Parrot
Tail:  longer than body, thin and tapering to the end.
Head:  Pale lime green
Body:  pale greeny yellow
Wings:  olive green with a maroon shoulder patch
Bill:  Thick and heavy
A ring around the neck which was dark in front and pale pink behind the

Sounds like an Alexandrine Parakeet (Psittacula alexandri), an Asian species widely kept in aviculture.

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International Wildlife Coalition              Fax/Modem: (905) 569-0116
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