North and Center Tanzania.
Seeds of grasses and millet.
Habitat: well-wooded bushland
Incubation: 23 days, eggs 3–8
Social structure: highly social. Flocks of 4-5 birds, sometimes up to 100.
Dimensions: 15 cm
Lifespan: wild unknown, under human care 10-20.
Estimated population in the wild: fairly common
Threats: There are no major threats to this species
IUCN Status: Least concern
Did you know that:
- The name "lovebirds" derives from their habit to preen and groom each other, especially their mates.
- Pairs are bonded though out their lives.
- They have a thick, fleshy tongue that allows them to change the sound of their voices and articulate different sounds even human voices.