Rose-ringed Parakeet
Psittacula krameri
 (L 16" WS 18.5" WT 4.1 oz)
A popular pet...has learned to
live in an urban environment.
Palermo, Sicily
In the nest
Much talking is the cause of
danger. Silence is the means of
avoiding misfortune. The talk-
ative parrot is shut up in a cage.
Other birds, without speech, fly
freely about.
  (Saskya Pandita)