Peach-faced Lovebird

It was described by the French ornithologist Louis Jean Pierre Vieillot in 1818. It was originally named Psittacus roseicollis but later moved to the genus Agapornis with the other lovebirds.

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The Peach-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.

Peach-faced Lovebird, is a species of lovebird native to arid regions in southwestern Africa such as the Namib Desert. A loud and constant chirper, these birds are very social animals and often congregate in small groups in the wild. They eat throughout the day and take frequent baths. Coloration can vary widely among populations but females are generally darker and greener, while males are smaller and brighter. More

The Peach-faced Lovebird (Agapornis roseicollis) is endemic to South-west Africa, and is commonly seen in large flocks of 20 to 30. However, there are sizable feral populations in Phoenix, Arizona - which has as a similar climate. They are known to nest in palm trees and saguaro cacti. This is probably the best-known and most popular lovebird species here in the U.S. and maybe worldwide. More

Peach-faced Lovebird Range Expansion Data in Greater Phoenix, Arizona Area 09/14/2008 - UPDATED You can report a Peach-faced Lovebird location at e-Peachface. Or, you can see the distribution of Lovebirds in Phoenix. This is a Google Maps application that let's you zoom to the correct spot and place a marker where you have seen the Lovebird.You can click on existing markers and see when they were spotted. More

Young Peach-faced LovebirdAgapornis roseicollisPhoto More

5 peach-faced lovebirds WLewis and 17th Avenue birdfeeder (one missing a leg) 4 peach-faced lovebirds Wilshire and 15th Avenue in fruit tree 3 peach-faced lovebirds Edgemont and 15th Ave in flight 12 Peyton Anne Chandler, Scottsdale Chandler Blvd, and 54th Street, Chandler. Paradise and 70th Street, Scottsdale. Continental and 68th Street, Scottsdale. Scottsdale Chandler Blvd. and 54th Street, Chandler. 7 birds in the palms and surrounding trees. More

The Peach-faced lovebird (Agapornis roseicollis) is native to southwestern Africa, where it is found up to an elevation of 1,500 m (Collar 1997). The range is poorly known, but it is generally found in Angola, southwards along the coast through Namibia to Northern Cape Province, South Africa (Juniper and Parr 1998). It is found in arid woodland, scrubby hillsides and tree-lined watercourses including river canyons, rocky terrain where area rainfall exceeds 100 mm, and where water is accessible (Collar 1997). More

Peach-faced lovebirds are great pets for those looking for a small bird with a big personality - By Richard Mizera peach-faced lovebird, lovebird Peach-faced lovebird Courtesy Bianca Chan, British Columbia, Canada Peach-faced lovebirds (Agapornis roseicollis) are one of the larger members of the lovebird family. Only 6 inches long, peach-faced lovebirds resemble a miniature parrot with a personality to match. More

Peach-faced Lovebird (Agapornis roseicollis) - Peach-faced Lovebird (Agapornis roseicollis) Photo credit: Length: 6 in. from the top of the head to the tip of the tail Other names: Rosy-faced Lovebird; Rose-headed Lovebirds. Level of aggression: High One of the most popular and available lovebird is Agapornis roseicollis , commonly called the Peach-faced Lovebird. More

Peach-faced Lovebirds inhabit the dry areas on the fringes of deserts. But generally they will be very near to the watering place. During the off-season of breeding they will move in flocks making a loud 'tsick-tsick' noise. They are fond of all kinds of berries. In wild the nesting behavior is noticed in decayed tree trunks or take over nests abandoned by the Colonial Sparrow or Mahali Weaver. All three species will live together without infighting. More

these, a colony of Peach-faced Lovebirds, is attracting birders to a protected natural area near Phoenix, Arizona. The Riparian Reserve at the Water Ranch in Gilbert, Arizona The suburban community of Gilbert lies just outside of the sprawling metropolitan Phoenix city limits. A groundwater recharge facility there consists of several reclaimed water ponds and the larger Water Ranch Lake. More

Traits: The popular peach-faced lovebird is small in size but big in personality. They enjoy interacting with their owners and love playing with new toys as well. Peach-faced lovebirds will often weave nesting material in the cage bars. Peach-faced lovebirds remain active and you won’t usually find them sitting still unless it is to eat, drink or sleep. This pet bird wants to be at the top of the ladder and will go after anything it thinks it can conquer, including larger birds. More

The most popular mutation of Peach-faced Lovebird is the Lutino Lovebird, followed closely in popularity by the beautiful Dutch Blue Lovebird. Both of these birds have all the wonderful charm and characteristics of the Peach-faced, being active, playful, and amusing. They are intelligent little birds and make a wonderful companion and friend. The Lutino Lovebird makes a great beginner bird as they are relatively hardy, easy to care for, and will readily breed. More

Peach-faced lovebirds are one of the most common pet birds worldwide and the most popular of the lovebirds. These lovely little birds are known as lovebirds because of the strong pair bond between mates that continually sit together preening, cooing and billing. They are hardy and easy to care for. Natives of Africa, peach-faced lovebirds are admired for their beautiful coloration and color varieties, engaging personalities, small size, and ease of maintenance. More

Peach-faced Lovebirds are small parrots up to 6 inches in length. Like other parrots, they have a large head, short legs, curved beak, and bright plumage. They are green overall, with yellow underparts. The face and upper-breast are peach-colored, and the rump is bright blue. The beak is yellowish, tinged with green. Males and females look alike. More

The Peach-faced Lovebird was discovered in 1793. He's an inhabitant of the South-western part of Africa and lives in flights of twenty to thirty birds. They often chase the rightfull occupants of the nests of the weaver birds, and use there nests to breed. In captivity, it's one of the easiest birds to breed. They have 4 to 6 eggs and the incubation period is 21 to 23 days. There is a sub-specie, known as A. Catumbella. More

Our Standard Green Peach-Faced Lovebirds will be available for adoption August, 2008. We Are Excited to Announce... Our WF Violet Opaline Lovebirds will be available for adoption end of August, 2008. We Ship Babies... More

Choosing a Peach-Faced Lovebird Baldwin Park CA = The voice of a peach-face is a mixture of energetic chattering and short high-pitched shrieks. They are not easily taught to speak and have a squeaky speaking voice, which is difficult to understand. Adult birds, especially females, tend to become nippy. More

Peach-faced Lovebird found on Vesak Day eve - Posted by BESG on 26 May 08, Monday Contributed by Tang Hung Bun, Summerian Turks, Jeremy Lee & Tan Kok Hui Vesak Day in Singapore falls on 19th May 2008. On the eve of that day, Tang Hung Bun came across a pair of strange birds at Venus Link (below). Puzzled at the identity of these birds, he posted the images in the BESG’s forum. More

Order : Psittaciformes
Family : Psittacidae
Genus : Agapornis
Species : roseicollis
Authority : (Vieillot, 1818)