|Family||African and New World Parrots|
|Habitat||They are found in savannas, riparian woodlands and forest margins. Dense, rain forest such as along the Amazon does not seem to be preferred.|
Three to four white eggs are laid in a hole in a tree. After 26 days the eggs hatch and the chick will fledge in about 52 days.
Three to four white eggs are laid in a hole in a tree. After 26 days the eggs hatch and the chick will fledge in about 52 days
Illustration © David Allen Sibley.
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Text © Kenn Kaufman, adapted from
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Songs and CallsWith a reputation as one of the quieter parakeets, they will however engage in typical parakeet screaming and screeching. They are gifted mimics and in captivity are capable of mimicking human speech.
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