Lovebird make a good pet bird even for beginners due to their affectionate, social, intelligent, and gentle nature.
Common Names: Fischer’s lovebirds, black-masked lovebirds, yellow-collared lovebirds, peach-faced lovebird
Scientific Name: Agapornis fischeri, Agapornis personata, Agapornis roseicollis
Adult Size: 5 to 6 inches
Life Expectancy: 12 to 15 years, potentially more with great care
Care & Feeding
Like most birds, They love to exercise and require the largest cage that your budget and space can afford. Lovebirds that are cooped up in a small cage and never given any freedom tend to become neurotic and can develop self-mutilating habits.
Toys are a must for these active parrots. Keep in mind that lovebirds are strong chewers, so choose toys that can stand up to chewing without causing a hazard. With proper care and a well-balanced diet, a they can live between 12 and 15 or more years.