Ring-necked parakeet Psittacula krameri breeding in Poland


On 13.05.2018 earlier speculations on possible breeding of Ring-necked parakeets Psittacula krameri in Poland were confirmed with pictures of two young in a tree hole.

The birds breed in the city of Nysa, in SW part of the country. A group of a few Ring-necked parakeets has been observed in this area since 2015 but breeding was not proven until a few days ago. The closest breeding sites of this species are in western Germany and in northern Italy, that is, nearly 1000 km away.