Breeding was only reported in 1984. Although the species is commonly held in captivity, breeding of escapes was not recorded during the atlas survey. Chances for establishment of a population are small as winter mortality might be high.
- SOVON Vogelonderzoek Nederland 2002. Atlas van de Nederlandse broedvogels 1998-2000. Nederlandse Fauna 5: 1-584. Nationaal Natuurhistorisch Museum Naturalis, KNNV Uitgeverij & European Invertebrate Survey-Nederland, Leiden.