Lilian's Lovebird

About the Lilian's Lovebird

Also known as: Nyasa Lovebird, Black-cheeked Lovebird, Nyassa Lovebird

The Lilian's Lovebird is a small species of parrot native to southeastern parts of Africa. They live in woodland habitat and eat a variety of vegetation, including seeds and fruits.

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Details & Statistics

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Hatched on 27 November 2012
Scientific Name
Agapornis lilianae
  • Psittaciformes
  • Psittaculidae
  • Agapornis
  • A. lilianae
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Conservation Status
Near Threatened (as of 5 April 2020)
  • Least Concern (LC)
  • Near Threatened (NT)
  • Vulnerable (VU)
  • Endangered (EN)
  • Critically Endangered (CR)
  • Extinct in the Wild (EW)
  • Extinct (EX)
Source: IUCN Red List
Units: Imperial / Metric
5 inches


Lilian's Lovebird has a conservation status of Near Threatened. They face threats to their habitat as well as capture for the pet trade. They are not particularly common in aviculture, in part because of their reluctance to breed in captivity.

International Names

Chinese (汉语) 尼亚牡丹鹦鹉
Czech (Cesky) agapornis růžovohlavý
Danish (Dansk) Jordbærhovedet Dværgpapegøje
Dutch (Nederlands) Nyasa-agapornis
Finnish (Suomi) sambesinkaijanen
French (Français) Inséparable de Lilian
German (Deutsch) Erdbeerköpfchen
Italian (Italiano) Inseparabile del Niassa
Japanese (日本語) ボタンインコ [botan'inko]
Norwegian (Norsk) Nyasadvergpapegøye
Polish (Polski) nierozlaczka krasnoglowa
Russian (русский язык) Неразлучник Лилианы
Spanish (Español) Inseparable del Nyasa
Swedish (Svenska) Nyassadvärgpapegoja
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