The Rose Ringed Parakeets of Rome

The Rose Ringed Parakeets in Rome are a noisy delight. Here’s one in a tree on the banks of the River Tiber:

Rose Ringed Parakeet - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

I’ve seen them here before in parks but only just realised they inhabit the heart of the city too:

Rome’s Rose-Ringed Parakeets

They are as brightly coloured as they are noisy:

Rose Ringed Parakeet - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

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