ABSTRACT Four subspecies of Rose-ringed Parakeet Psittacula krameri are recognised, two African and two Indian.The likely origin of those individuals living in the wild in Britain was investigated by comparing body measurements and colour characters of 180 museum specimens from throughout the species' natural range with those of British feral specimens and captive individuals. Body length and bill


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