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  Blossom-headed Parakeet (male)

 

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A male Blossom-headed Parakeet. Its face, head sides and forehead are pink, which gradually changes to violet-grey towards the back of the crown and nape, which is bordered with a narrow black neck collar and chin stripe. There is a maroon, diagonal shoulder patch, and the tail is deep turquoise with pale yellow tips. Its upper mandible is yellowish, whereas the lower one is dark. See also List of Thai Animal Names.

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