Ring-necked parakeets (Psittacula krameri) are the only species of parrot that live wild in the UK. These birds are descended from pets and aviary birds which have escaped or were deliberately released, and now breed in south-east England, although they have been spotted as far afield as Wales and Scotland.

Ring-necked parakeets (Psittacula krameri) are the only species of parrot that live wild in the UK. These birds are descended from pets and aviary birds which have escaped or were deliberately released, and now breed in south-east England, although they have been spotted as far afield as Wales and Scotland.

Ring-Necked Parakeet at the Kansas City Zoo Photographic Print by Joel Sartore at Art.com

Ring-Necked Parakeet at the Kansas City Zoo

The Indian ring-necked parakeet might be considered an aviary-only bird, but they make a great pet bird, too!

The Indian ring-necked parakeet might be considered an aviary-only bird, but they make a great pet bird, too!

Beautiful Pink Pet Birds | This beautiful blue Ring-necked (Rose-ringed) Parakeet is feral -- an ...

Beautiful Pink Pet Birds | This beautiful blue Ring-necked (Rose-ringed) Parakeet is feral -- an ...

Spencer is mijn naam

Spencer is mijn naam

Rose-ringed Parakeet feeding on fresh leaves. Four subspecies of the Rose-ringed Parakeet are recognized, though they differ little.

Rose-ringed Parakeet feeding on fresh leaves. Four subspecies of the Rose-ringed Parakeet are recognized, though they differ little.

Ring-necked parakeets [Photo: Krys Bailey/Alamy]

Urban wildlife 'invaders' - in pictures

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