Know about rose ringed parakeet

The beautiful rose-ringed parakeet is not a shy bird and does with an owner who appreciates an outgoing companion that is not afraid to demand what it wants; Indian ringnecks can also be quite talkative.

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The Indian Ring-necked parakeet, also called the rose-winged parakeet, has been kept as a pet for centuries and remains a favorite companion bird today. A devoted owner will do best with this temperamental bird that requires a great deal of attention to stay tame. However, the Indian ring-necked will charm and delight the person who takes the time to appreciate its other qualities- a playful extraordinary, and remarkable talking ability. 

As its name suggests, the Indian ring-necked parakeet originates from India, where it is still found wild in significant quantities, even in urban areas.



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Life Span

Up to 30 years



Care and Feeding

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Indian ring-necked parakeets are sensitive birds that need lots of playtime and time out of the cage to remain happy. If not, expect your bird to develop neurotic disorders that may be very difficult to reverse. 

And because of its long tail, Indian ringnecks need a larger cage than another bird of the same relative size. Ringnecks love their toys and hang in them and toss them around the cage, so be sure to have lots of the toys on hand to replace the ones your bird destroys – this type of destruction is a very normal, healthy part of being a companion bird. If you have time and energy to spend with this beautiful bird and you should consider welcoming an Indian ring-necked parakeet into your family. 

Indian ringnecks have tended to have good appetites. As with any bird, make sure to feed a balanced, nutritious diet that includes pellets, fruit, veggies, and healthy table foods. This way, you can be sure that your bird is well nourished and will not become bored with his diet. Nutri- berries, avi cakes, and a very premium daily diet are some of the labor-feed foods that logger optimum Nutrition that encourages interaction. 

And it’s unbelievable that these birds are reported to live for more than 30 years.

Personality and Behavior

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Indian ring-necked parakeets can make sweet, tame pets but will not remain so if neglected. If played with every single day, these birds can be very loving, loyal companions. If failed, you can have a biter on your hands. 

These might not be the best birds for children. As ring necks tend to be very sensitive to the commotion, including night flights (thrashing around the cage during the night as if started). Ring-necked parakeets are not very shy birds, and they will do best with an owner who appreciates them and is an outgoing companion that is not afraid to demand what it wants!

Speech and Sound

These are chatty birds, especially when they learn to talk. You may delight in hearing your Indian ring-necked says its first few words, and then shortly realize that they won’t shut up! Be careful what you teach him because you will be hearing it loudly and often for many, many years; they are excellent whistlers. Still, they try to teach words and phrases before whistling, or your bird may fancy whistling over talking and never learn many words.

Health and common conditions

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Indian ring-necked parakeets are relatively healthy birds; however, they are susceptible to polyomavirus psittacosis, apergelois, and bacterial infections. Indian ring-necked parakeets are excellent fliers and are capable of flying even after a recent wing feather trim, so time outdoors should be in a harness or in a travel carrier to prevent them from flying away.

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