Thriving Beasts
Birds, the Spirits
Reptiles, the  Overlord
Amphibians, the Pioneers
Multi-colored Fish
Charming Butterflies
Are all beasts 
near-sighted?
Cursorial and swimming birds
^Language ̄ of the birds
Loser on the arena
Red panda, you may never know.
Pekin Robin, the loyal lover.
Lizard or snake?
  Watch the snakes!
Listen! The Birds are singing! 
I am small and lovely, I am a Intermediate Slow Loris. 
 
  Clouded leopardwhere are you?
Butterfly, the beauty.
 

 

                               
  
  

    Tips For Amusement

  

   The World Of Animals

 

     A Cinema Of Animals

  

     A Concert Of Birds

  

        Rare Animals

  
  

 

       

Lord Derby's Parakeet
Psittacula derbiana


  Habitat: needle-leaved forests, broad-leaved forests or mingled forests.
  Feeding habits: crack nuts and get the seeds with its hard bill.
  Food: fruits, pine nuts, corn, sunflowers and other crops etc.
  Size: with a full body length of 45 cm. Weight: 260 g. 
  Habits: Lord Derby's parakeets normally act in small groups and they act in pairs in mating seasons. They build their nests in holes of trees. Birds produced in high mountain areas will fly to the South or low altitude river valleys to spend winter in autumn. The upper bill of male parakeets is red and the low bill is black. Female birds have black bills. Lord Derby's parakeet is endemic specie of China. It is a kind of parakeet that has its distribution in the furthest North. After training, Lord Derby's parakeet can imitate people's tongue and they are often regarded as fancy birds. They can be raised in cages.
  Category: Ave, Psittaciformes, Psittacidae。
  Distribution: Middle, South and West Yunnan. Sichuan, Yunnan and Tibet of China.
  Level of protection: Class I key state protection animal of China


 

 

 

 

 

Your Comments

Contact Info

Site Map

Copyright Statement

Computer Network Information Center of Chinese Academy of Sciences 
- All rights reserved