Our Birds

Plum Head Parakeets

Conservation status

Least Concern

Life span

15-20 Years

Body size

Size, 33-35 cm (13-14 inches) in length, tail 22 cm (8.7 inches) in length ; Weight, 55-80 g (1.94-2.82 oz)

Native Habitat

India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh


Seed and pellet mix, supplemented daily with fresh, bird-safe fruits and vegetables


The plum-headed parakeet is a mainly green parrot, 33 cm long with a tail up to 22 cm. The male has a red head which shades to purple-blue on the back of the crown, nape and cheeks, while the female has a blueish-gray head.

At Bird Park Islamabad, you will be able to see their growth and true beauty in their natural environment and get to know up close how beautiful they are. We invite all of the birds lover to visit our bird aviary which is the third largest bird aviary in the world and see and enjoy it in its natural environment.

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