In India, ringnecks were regarded as sacred beings by religious leaders due to their colouring and charming disposition.
Latin Name: Psittacula krameri
Habitat: Lightly timbered woodland and open countryside.
Diet: Buds, fruit, berries and seeds.
Lifespan: 25 years
Average Size: Weight: 80 grams, Height: 40cm
Ringnecks come in a variety of colours from bright yellow to albinos. They tend to travel in search of food in large flocks. Male ringnecks have a distinctive band of colour around their neck and sport deep red beaks. Females lack the facial and collar band around the neck.