Lovebirds belong to the species of Agapomis genus of birds. It is a kind of parrots which are more friendly and loving to humans than regular parrots. Most species of lovebirds are indigenous to Africa whereas Grey-headed Lovebirds belong to Madagascar. Since Lovebirds are social, they like to live in herds. Usually, they like to eat grass, seeds, vegetables etc. however, Black-winged Lovebirds like to eat little insects and bugs. 

lovebirds as pets

Some classes of Lovebirds are used as pets by its lovers. Lovebirds in some specific colors had been bred in order to increase their population as well as for trading.

Size of a Lovebird varies from 13-17 cm long whereas its weight is 40 to 60 in grams. It is the smallest form of parrots, distinguished with their sturdy build, short rounded tail and a spiky beak. Wild species of Lovebirds are with a dominant green colored body with a mixture of several other colors. Blacked cheek and masked lovebirds can be identified by an obvious white circle surrounding the eyes. Other than its regular colors, many different colors have been introduced by breeding particular species of lovebirds and today there are countless number of these tiny parrots in many different colors.

Food: Grass, Seeds, Vegetables, Fruits
Insects, Figs, Bugs (Black-Winged Lovebirds)
Nativity: Africa
Life: 10-15 years
Length: 13 to 17 cm
Weight: 40 to 60 grams

Having lovebirds as pets is awesome as they keep you amazed with playing and doing joyous things. The perfect idea to keep them is to make a sanctuary in backyard as they love to swing and fly around in a large space. Providing a natural dwelling place for them really amuses this bird as it feels itself in the open air.

Also equip the sanctuary space with some natural things which are necessary for their survival. 

You can enjoy and keep playing with your birds just standing by the cage and talking to them. They have similar habit like parrots; they would start talking, repeating the words hearing from you. You can spend a great time while playing and teaching them new words so that they can repeat and amuse you.

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