Does India have parrots?

Does India not have parrots?

To answer this question… no, parrots aren’t legal in India unless they’re an exotic or foreign parrot from another country. Any parrot that’s actually from the country is illegal for someone to cage and keep as a pet.

Is parrot a pet animal in India?

In India, local birds are not supposed to be kept as pets but exotic birds such as budgerigars and cockatoos are allowed to be kept as pets. It is common for people to keep parrots as pets but this is illegal, as is keeping mynahs and finches that are trapped from the wild and sold in markets.

Is African GREY parrot legal in India?

Even the African grey parrot, Blue-throated Macaw and Yellow-crested Cockatoo are protected from international commercial trade under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora. Some species of tortoise and turtles are not legal to own in India.

Which bird is banned in India?

In 1990, export of live birds from India was banned and in 1991, local trade in birds was also banned. This did not include the common crow, listed as ‘vermin’, domesticated birds like the Red junglefowl (Gallus domesticus), and swifts and swallows — a fact that collectors have taken advantage of.

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