Conservation status: Introduced
The UK's only naturalised parrot - 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 hundreds at a roost site, it can be very noisy.
Where to see them
Found mainly in south-east England, particularly Surrey, Kent and Sussex.
When to see them
All year round.
What they eat
Fruit, berries, nuts and seeds.
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