The Alexandrine Parakeet can be found in India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka to Southeast Asia. Its habitat is forest, open woodland and cultivation. The Alexandrine Parakeet is a gregarious and noisy species, forming huge flocks at evening roosts. Its flight it swift and direct, with a call similar to but deeper than that of the Rose-ringed Parakeet.
From IUCN Red List: The Alexandrine Parakeet is listed as Near Threatened
on the IUCN Red List and was last assessed in 2014 by BirdLife International. This species has been uplisted from Least Concern on the basis of new information about its population trend. It is listed as Near Threatened because, although it remains common in some areas and the status is clouded by feral populations, it is suspected to be undergoing a moderately rapid population decline owing to on-going habitat loss, persecution and trapping pressure.
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