Red-headed Lovebird

About the Red-headed Lovebird

Also known as: Red-faced Lovebird

The Red-headed Lovebird is a small species of parrot native to a wide range across much of central Africa.

Red-headed Lovebirds nest in burrows, usually dug into a termite nest or other ground structure. Because of this unusual breeding habit, Red-headed Lovebirds do not breed easily in captivity and are not overly popular in the pet trade. They have a conservation status of Least Concern.

Red-headed Lovebirds are known to roost and sleep upside-down, hanging from tree limbs.

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Details & Statistics

Added to Birdorable
Hatched on 27 November 2012
Scientific Name
Agapornis pullarius
  • Psittaciformes
  • Psittaculidae
  • Agapornis
  • A. pullarius
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Conservation Status
Least Concern (as of 29 March 2018)
LC
  • Least Concern (LC)
  • Near Threatened (NT)
  • Vulnerable (VU)
  • Endangered (EN)
  • Critically Endangered (CR)
  • Extinct in the Wild (EW)
  • Extinct (EX)
Source: IUCN Red List
Measurements
Units: Imperial / Metric
6 inches

International Names

Chinese 红脸牡丹鹦鹉
Czech agapornis savanový
Danish Orangehovedet Dværgpapegøje
Dutch Roodmaskeragapornis
Finnish savannikaijanen
French Inséparable à tête rouge
German Orangeköpfchen
Italian Inseparabile facciarossa
Japanese コハナインコ [kohanainko]
Norwegian Rødmasket Dvergpapegøye
Polish nierozlaczka czerwonoglowa
Russian Краснолицый неразлучник
Spanish Inseparable Carirrojo
Swedish Orangebröstad dvärgpapegoja
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