What an incredible relationship! Indian ringnecks are native to the forests of Asia, particularly Malaysia, Indonesia and India. Smaller populations also exist in Africa. Some populations have appeared in California and Florida, where the climate is similar to their homelands. Indian Ringneck Parakeets have become more and more popular as pets in recent years, and for many different reasons. For one thing, these birds are exceptional talkers, with amazing vocabularies of hundreds of words. Coupled with their beauty and medium size, these features have made them attractive pets to an increasingly diverse population of bird lovers. Ringneck Parakeets love the attention. If ignored by its owner, a Ringneck can quickly become nippy and moody. Not only do pet Ringneck love to be handled by their owners, they thrive in environments where they are properly socialized and interacted with on a regular basis. Ringnecks can become very loyal to a specific person and aggressive toward potential rivals such as other pets. With a lifespan of around 25 years, the Indian Ringneck can be an enduring, entertaining member of the family.