Welcome to Hand Reared Cage and Hand Reared Exotic Birds Lisburn County Antrim. Ring-necked Parakeets
These are Ring-necked Parakeets (also known as Rose-ringed Parakeet)
it is large, long-tailed and green with a red beak and a pink and black ring around its face and neck. In flight it has pointed wings, a long tail and very steady, direct flight. Often found in flocks, numbering hunderds at a roost site, it can be very noisy.
What the ring neck eats
Fruit, berries, nuts and seeds
THE INDIAN ring necked parakeet (Psittacula Krameri manillensis) has been kept as a pet for centuries and remains a favorite companion bird today. As its name suggests, the Indian ring necked parakeet originates from India, where it is still found wild in great quantities, even in urban areas.
A devoted owner will do best with this temperamental bird that requires a great deal of attention to remain tame. They can make sweet, obedient pets, but will not remain so if neglected. If played with every single day, these birds can make loving, loyal companions. When abandoned, even for a short time, your customer will find that their bird has become a biter. However, the Indian ring necked will charm and delight the person who takes the time to appreciate its other qualities a playful enthusiasm and a remarkable talking ability.
These are chatty birds, especially when they learn to talk. Their talking voice is clear and loud.
The Indian ring necked is not recommended for children, as these birds tend to be sensitive to commotion, and their large beak can do a lot of damage to little fingers. Indian ring necked parakeets are responsive birds that need a great deal of playtime and time out of the cage to remain happy if not, expect the bird to develop neurotic disorders that may be very difficult to reverse.
The best owner for, an Indian ring necked parakeet is one who can spend every waking hour with this bird someone who could take their bird to work would be ideal. One bird is recommended over a pair if the owner wants a tame, hands on pet. These birds do well in a large colony situation, and are good for the person who wants larger birds in their garden aviary setting, provided the climate is warm and the aviary is safe from predators and inclement weather.