Size: 16 cm / 6 inches
Life Expectancy: 15 - 30 years
About African Lovebird
The African Lovebirds are stout bundle of mind-blowing colors with little rounded tails. These Lovebirds are highly social in nature and are characteristically noisy. Noise symbolizes contentment. African Lovebirds are intelligent and they are better off alone or in pairs. These birds do not usually live in colonies because they tend to fight with each other if they do not get enough space for themselves.
African Lovebirds are small parrots. They are stout, colorful little parrots about 13 cm long with a short rounded tail. They are dimorphic too, male having a grey mask, just like the black mask in masked lovebirds. The bill is light colored and feet are light grey. The female, on the other hand, is completely green. Their beaks are small, even in relation to their body size.
Origin of African Lovebird
The African Lovebirds as the name suggests, originated from Madagascar and Africa. They caught man's attention in the middle of the nineteenth century and have since been captivated by man in both his imagination and reality.
Highly active, social creatures, the other features of African Lovebirds are:
- They tend to be more noisy and aggressive compared to other Lovebirds.
- Generally active by nature, these sweet creatures are fond of playing.
- Simple wooden spools are a delight for them.
- Small cages are best for them since they don't need much space for exercise.
African Lovebirds are witty birds that like being alone or in pairs. They can be aggressive with each other that make them noisy. Owners should always keep an eye on their cage since these birds are expert at flying away.
African Lovebird As A Pet
African Lovebirds have the fun personality of Parrots while being manageable due to their small size. They are true clowns, playing for hours at a time. They love hanging from their toys, riding on your shoulder and playing with your necklaces. They also like to pull off buttons! African Lovebirds also love to snuggle and preen.
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