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Nicobar Parakeet

Psittacula caniceps

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A large green parakeet with a gray head. Note the thick black eye-stripe and the black “bearded” appearance. The bill is entirely red in males, while the upper bill is black in females. Often found in small groups that feed on fruits in tall trees. Restricted to the evergreen forests of the Nicobar Islands. The call is a loud, raspy shriek.

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