The Yellow-collared Lovebird is a small species of parrot native to northeastern Tanzania. They are also found in neighboring Burundi and Kenya.
Yellow-collared Lovebirds are known for the large white ring around each of their eyes, giving the birds the appearance of wearing a mask. In fact, they are also known as Masked Lovebirds or Eye Ring Lovebirds.
The Yellow-collared Lovebird is one of the smaller species of lovebird. Their diet is mainly seed with fresh fruit and vegetables.
The conservation status for the Yellow-collared Lovebird is Least Concern. They are traditionally popular in aviculture, and certain mutations of this species are among the oldest in the pet trade.