The Indian ring-necked parakeet is 16 inches long and is available in a variety of mutations stemming from the nominate green bird, including blue, yellow, pied, albino and others. This bird is dimorphic, meaning that there are visible differences between the sexes.
Is an Indian ringneck a small parrot?
The indian ringneck in its natural form is a medium to small sized parrot with a red hooked beak and a long tail. They are 37 cm to 43 cm long including the tail and green in colour. The male bird has a black and pink ring around its neck , where females and birds under the age of 2 years do not.
How can I tell if my ringneck parrot is Indian?
The female ringneck tends to have a stockier build and thicker feet than the male, though his tail is slightly longer. If your parrot’s head looks more square in shape and the colors around his cheeks are bright, he’s more likely to be a male. Her beak isn’t as pronounced as his, and her face is more rounded.
Do Indian ringnecks need license?
NO LICENCE REQUIRED – VICTORIA.
Are Indian ringnecks better in pairs?
If you decide to keep two, I would recommend keeping two males but if you don’t have two males, then keep a male and female. Generally, two females will not get along during breeding season.
How do I get my Indian ringneck to trust me?
Sit by the cage and talk to him. You can offer him treat by placing something in his food bowl, then keep your hands away and see if he will check out the treat. When you can sit near his cage and have him eat and groom himself in front of you, you have made a lot of progress. This will show that he does trust you.