Fischer's Lovebird (Agapornis fischeri)

Fischer's lovebird is a small parrot found natively in the wilds of central Africa. First discovered in the late 19th century, Fischer's lovebird is a popular pet bird, known both for its diminutive size and its charming personality. The bird is named after the German explorer Gustav Fischer, who rediscovered the species in the 19th century.

Despite their small size, they are incredibly vocal, which can make for a very entertaining and amusing pet. Their voices are high-pitched, and their sounds are, at times, reminiscent of tiny bells or chimes. Fischer's lovebirds are known for their social nature and are often kept in pairs or small groups.

The bird is small, measuring just five inches in length from beak to tail. They have a robust build with short, rounded tails and stocky legs. The plumage of Fischer's lovebirds is distinctive, with a bright lime green color covering most of the body, while their chests, heads, and upper wings are a golden shade.

Fischer's lovebirds are active little birds, known for their playful and curious personalities. They are energetic and enjoy playing with toys, climbing, and exploring new surroundings. They can make great pets for people who have time to give them the attention and care they need.

Fischer's lovebirds have a relatively long lifespan, averaging about 10 years in captivity. They require a varied diet of fresh fruits and vegetables, along with seeds and pellets. These birds also need plenty of exercise and do best in a large cage that allows for movement and exploration.

In the wild, these birds live in large flocks and are social animals. Fischer's lovebirds are monogamous and form long-term partnerships. They may mate for life and are known to be highly protective of their mates and young.

In recent years, due to habitat loss and the pet trade, Fischer's lovebirds' wild populations have declined. Conservation efforts are ongoing to protect this colorful and charismatic species, both in its natural habitat and in the pet trade. With proper care and attention, Fischer's lovebirds can make delightful and beloved pets.

Other names

Agapornis fischeri



Fischer's Lovebird

inseparable de Fischer



fischerova papigica

agapornis Fischerův

Rødhovedet Dværgpapegøje

Fischers Agapornis


Inséparable de Fischer


Inseparabile di Fischer


Fišerio agapornis

rødhodet dvergpapegøye

nierozłączka rudogłowa


Неразлучник Фишера

Fišerov agapornis

agapornis akáciový

Inseparable de Fischer

Fischers dvärgpapegoja

Fischer Cennet Papağanı

нерозлучник Фішера

serengeti lembelind (serengeti lembepapagoi)

Fischer törpepapagája