colorful birds

Rose-ringed Parakeet Psittacula krameri

Key features Green birds with a hooked red bill. The male has a black and rose ring around the neck.Female lacks the bright rings around the neck.Range All over India.It is a gregarious bird.
rose-ringed parakeet

Photo1 Courtesy of Ramakrishna Reddy Y, Photo2 Courtesy of Ravindra R
Sound Courtesy of Rajgopal Patil, XC207014, Accessible at www.xeno-canto.org/207014

White-throated Kingfisher Halcyon smyrnensis

Key Features White-throated kingfishers are bright blue birds with chocolate colored head and belly.Throat and breast has white.They are tree kingfishers and hence can be found away from water as well. Range They are found throughout India.They can be found in towns and cities.
White-throated kingfisher index img

Photo1 & Photo2 – Own Work
Sound Courtesy of Albert Lastukhin & Sergei Karpeev, XC209538 & XC209214.. Accessible at www.xeno-canto.org/209538. & www.xeno-canto.org/209214.

Green bee-eater Merops orientalis

Key features Green birds with blue chin, black eye stripe and neck band. The head is tinged with orange-brown. They have wire-like elongated tail feathers. Range Throughout India.
green bee-eater index

Photo1 Courtesy of JJ Harrison, Photo2 Courtesy of Jason Thompson
Sound Courtesy of Vir Joshi, XC122982. Accessible at www.xeno-canto.org/174979.

Alexandrine Parakeet Psittacula eupatria

Key features They are similar to rose-ringed parakeets but can be distinguished by the maroon patch on their shoulders. The male has a broader blackblack “mustaches” and a pink “kerchief” tied around their necks.Female similar except for missing the bright rings around the neck.Range Almost all of India except the arid regions of North-western India..
Psittacula eupatria

Photo1 Courtesy of Shaunak Modi,Photo2 Courtesy of Charles Lam
Sound Courtesy of Sarthak Awhad, XC187974. Accessible at www.xeno-canto.org/187974.