Peach-faced Lovebird

Latin name Agapornis roseicollis
Class Birds
Order Psittaciformes
Family Psittacidae
IUCN Status Least Concern
Habitat Broad-leaved woodland, semi-desert
Distribution South-west Africa

General Information

The peach-faced lovebirds are among the smallest of the parrot family. Wild birds are primarily green with a blue rump and pink head. Males and females look identical. As lovebirds are social birds they live in large flocks. Their diet consists of seed and fruit. They have a loud shrieking call.

Lifespan: 10 – 15 years in captivity.

Fun Fact

Lovebirds mate for life and form a close bond with their mate. They often sit huddled together with their heads turned towards each other.

Keeper Notes

Our lovebirds’ favourite food is millet spray. Despite their name lovebirds can be very aggressive to each other.