Alexandrine parakeet, the big brother of the ringneck parakeet

Alexandrine parakeet, the big brother of the ringneck parakeet

The large alexander parakeet has 5 subspecies: Psittacula eupatria eupatria Psittacula eupatria nipalinesis Psittacula eupatria magnirostris Psittacula eupatria avensis Psittacula eupatria siamensis. The Psittacula eupatria nipalinesis is the nominal form and is most common among growers. Although few of the subspecies will remain in captivity because they have been massively crossed, breeders usually choose the largest bird without knowing that…