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,Peach Faced Lovebird

A Lovebird is one of nine species of the genus Agapornis.They are a smart, social and affectionate small parrot. Eight species are native to the African continent

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  • Mar 18, 2010
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I love these guys. They just don't know they are smart. All parrot personality in a tiny package.
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Dirt worshipper, tree hugger, dog lover, parrot slave & npr nerd.   Relucant New Englanderfor 10 yrs now- transplant from the Pacific NW   Loving seasons, old homes and seeing … more
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Lovebirds live in small flocks and eat fruit, vegetables, grasses and seed. Black-winged Lovebirds also eat insects and figs, and the Black-collared Lovebirds have a special dietary requirement for native figs, making them problematic to keep in captivity. Some species are kept as pets, and several color mutations were selectively bred in aviculture. Their average lifespan is 10 to 15 years Lovebirds are 13 to 17 centimeters in length and from 40 to 60 grams in weight. They are among the smallest parrots, characterized by a stocky build, a short blunt tail, and a relatively large, sharp beak. Wildtype lovebirds are mostly green with a variety of colors on their upper body, depending on the species. The Fischer's Lovebird, Black-cheeked Lovebird, and the Masked Lovebird have a prominent white ring around their eyes. The Abyssinian Lovebird, the Madagascar Lovebird, and the Red-faced Lovebird are sexually dimorphic. Many colour mutant varieties have been produced by selective

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