Red-faced Lovebird

The Red-headed Lovebird is 15 cm long. It is a mostly green parrot. It has a well demarcated red area on its head extending from the top of the beak, over the forehead to mid-crown, and extending to the left and right up to the eyelid margins. The have grey feet. The underside of the wings are a lighter green. The female has orange head colouring, which is less well demarcated than the males red head. The adult male has a red beak and the female has a paler red beak.

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The Red-faced Lovebird is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

Red-faced Lovebird is a member of the genus Agapornis, a group commonly known as Lovebirds. Like other lovebirds it is native to Africa. More

Red-Faced Lovebird Agapornis pullaria Photo of a Red-Faced Lovebird Agapornis pullaria This species is found in equatorial Africa, ranging from Sierra Leone to Lake Albert in Uganda. In the west of it's range it extends down as far as northern Angola. The cock has a bright green body, verging into yellowish on the underparts. The forehead and face are bright orange-red and there are black flight feathers. More

may seem, the truth is that the Red-faced Lovebirds were the first. In fact, they were the first recorded in detail and the first to be imported into Europe. Habitat: The Red-faced Lovebird’s habitat is located in Africa’s equatorial region. There they live in flocks of 20 or more and feed on seeds. Many can be spotted in Africa’s savannahs. Appearance: The Red-faced Lovebird is sexually dimorphic, which means it can be sexed visually. The male is dark green with a red face. More

Red-faced Lovebird in farmland around Mabira Forest, Uganda © Robert van Zalinge Red-faced Lovebirds interacting © Robert van Zalinge Red-faced Lovebird, Mabira Forest, Uganda © Robert van Zalinge Red-faced Lovebirds interacting, Mabira Forest, Uganda © Robert van Zalinge Page 1 of 1 pages Copyright © 2008 World Parrot Trust - All rights reserved. More

Male Red-faced lovebirds are green in color,crimpson from top of head,across cheeks to upper throat, rump blue, undertail converts black, beak red. Female lovebirds possesses paler red head, undertail converts green. Young- brow and surrounding area yellowish; beak pale red. Young males in the nest already show black undertail converts. More

The red-faced lovebird is extremely rare in aviculture. One reason for this is their unusual preference for termite mounds as nesting places. Duplicating this in captivity is difficult, although breeders have found creative ways to do so. They are also considered a more delicate species than the others in the genus. More

Red-faced Lovebird in farmland around Mabira Forest, Uganda Credit: © Robert van Zalinge photos Photos videoVideo 1 eNewsletter SIGNUP FOR EMAIL UPDATES Did You Know?The Red-faced Lovebird has been observed to sleep upside down in captivity. More

The Red-Faced lovebird is green and yellow coloured. The forehead is red in males and orange in females. They have green tails, grey legs and a beautiful bright red beak. Grooming Lovebirds love to bathe. If your Red-Faced lovebird doesn’t first take to the bath, gently introduce the water by splashing them with your fingers. Diet Similar to other lovebirds, the Red-Faced enjoys nothing more than to eat seeds, berries, fruit and greens. More

The Red-faced Lovebird is never embarrassed, and is considered to be the first of the species ever to be imported into Europe. In England, the Duke of Bedford recorded that these birds were used in portraits (of royals posing with birds, not birds with royals) as early as the 16th century. More

* Red-faced Lovebird, Agapornis pullarius * Black-winged Lovebird, Agapornis taranta * Black-collared Lovebird, Agapornis swinderniana * Peach-faced Lovebird, Agapornis roseicollis * Fischer's Lovebird, Agapornis fischeri * Yellow-collared Lovebird, Agapornis personatus * Lilian's Lovebird, Agapornis lilianae * Black-cheeked Lovebird, Agapornis nigrigeni In Aviculture Unlike many of the larger More

The Red-faced Lovebird is truly a fascinating subject, whether breeding (the most fun), researching or just simply reading about for pleasure. It is unique among the lovebirds because it excavates a simple, unlined cavity, in an arboreal ant or termite mound as its nest. Despite tremendous individual efforts, the avicultural community has compiled minimal, generally accessible, information on the life history, habits and breeding of this enchanting and mysterious species. More

The red-faced lovebird has unusual nesting habits that have made it a difficult species to estabish in aviculture. Related Lovebirds Articles Google Custom Search PetSmart Book Store | Links | Sitemap | Exchange Links | Contact Lovebird Lovers Joomla 1. More

Red-faced Lovebird (Agapornis Pullaria) SORRY, PICTURE NOT AVAILABLE Distribution: Africa, Uganda, and Ethiopia Size: 6 inches (15cm) Sexing Females red face feathers are more orangish than the males Youngsters: Looks simular to the female - Home Table of Contents More

Don't embarrass the Red-Faced lovebird breed, which is native to Africa and possesses a distinctive, bright red/orange head and a blue rump. The Red-Faced is not a commonly found breed of lovebird but can make for a great pet with an abundance of personality. 4. Step 4 Search the wild in Africa. More

and Red-Faced Lovebirds (Agapornis pullaria-pictured right). These species are relatively rare in American aviculture (although the black-cheek lovebird is more common than the others). The breeding of Madagascar lovebirds should only be attempted by very experienced lovebird breeders as they are very delicate and could easily disappear in aviculture. More

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Order : Psittaciformes
Family : Psittacidae
Genus : Agapornis
Species : pullarius
Authority : (Linnaeus, 1758)