- Himantopus himantopus
- Plovers & Shorebirds
The Black-winged Lovebird is a small species of parrot native to eastern Africa where it lives at higher elevations. They eat seeds and fruits. The Black-winged Lovebird is the largest species of lovebird.
Both the male and female Black-winged Lovebirds are dark green, but only the male has a red forehead. These birds are also known as Abyssinian Lovebirds.
The conservation status for this species is Least Concern. Abyssinian Lovebirds are not overly popular in aviculture.
|Hatched||Added to Birdorable on: 31 May 2007|
|Scientific Name||Agapornis taranta|
|Birdorable Family||Parrots & Parakeets|
(as of 27 July 2015)
6.25 to 6.5 inches