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Black-collared Lovebird

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About the Black-collared Lovebird

Also known as: Swindern's Lovebird

The Black-collared Lovebird is a small species of parrot native to central parts of Africa. It lives in forest habitat around the equator.

Black-collared Lovebirds have a mostly green plumage, with a black collar behind the neck, blue, red and black tail feathers, and a yellow iris.

Black-collared Lovebirds have a special diet which always includes figs. Because of this unusual dietary requirement, they are rarely kept as pets or in aviaries. The Black-collared Lovebird has a conservation status of Least Concern.

Details & Stats

Hatched Added to Birdorable on: 26 November 2012
Scientific Name Agapornis swindernianus
  • Psittaciformes
  • Psittaculidae
  • Agapornis
  • A. swindernianus
Birdorable Family Parrots & Parakeets
Conservation Status Least Concern
  • Least Concern (LC)
  • Near Threatened (NT)
  • Vulnerable (VU)
  • Endangered (EN)
  • Critically Endangered (CR)
  • Extinct in the Wild (EW)
  • Extinct (EX)
Source: IUCN Red List
(as of 29 September 2017)
Units: Imperial Metric
5 inches
Range Central Africa

International Names

  • 黑领牡丹鹦鹉 (Chinese)
  • agapornis zelenohlavý (Czech)
  • Grønhovedet Dværgpapegøje (Danish)
  • Zwartkraagagapornis (Dutch)
  • sepelkaijanen (Finnish)
  • Inséparable à collier noir (French)
  • Grünköpfchen (German)
  • Inseparabile dal collare nero (Italian)
  • ワカクサインコ [wakakusainko] (Japanese)
  • Svartkraget Dvergpapegøye (Norwegian)
  • nierozlaczka obrozna (Polish)
  • Ошейниковый неразлучник (Russian)
  • Inseparable Acollarado (Spanish)
  • Svarthalsad dvärgpapegoja (Swedish)

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