I invite you to take a tour through images of this colorful bird. I have carefully selected images which has captured the key features of the bird. By seeing these photos, and reading tips below, you will learn to recognize this parakeet better. I encourage you to make your own mental notes of features you find the most striking.
Photo Courtesy of Charles Lam @ Yau Tsim Mong, Hong Kong, Dec 2010
Note the maroon patch on his shoulder.
Photo Courtesy of Shaunak Modi @ Mumbai,India, Jan 2014
Note the black “mustache” and pink “kerchief” tied around his neck!
Photo Courtesy of Charles Lam @ Yau Tsim Mong, Hong Kong, Nov 2010
Photo Courtesy of Charles Lam @ Yau Tsim Mong, Hong Kong, Nov 2009
A female parakeet feasting on fruit. Neck rings are absent but the shoulder patches are present.
I am planning to add more information about this bird near the photos. Meanwhile, you could read more about this beautiful bird @ Wikipedia.