Ring-Necked Parakeet

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Tweet of the Day is a series of fascinating stories about our British birds inspired by their calls and songs.

David Attenborough presents the story of the ring-necked Parakeet. These long-tailed emerald-green parakeets from Africa and Asia first appeared in the wild in the UK in 1969. Forty years on ring-necked parakeets are here to stay and their progress is being carefully monitored.

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Thu 9 Jan 2014 05:58

Ring-necked parakeet (Psittacula krameri)

Webpage image courtesy of David Kjaer (rspb-images.com)