Rosy-faced Lovebird (Agapornis roseicollis)

The Rosy-faced Lovebird, also known as the Peach-faced Lovebird, is a small species of bird that hails from the arid regions of southwestern Africa. These lovebirds are a popular choice for pet owners due to their brightly colored plumage and affectionate nature.

Adult Rosy-faced Lovebirds are approximately 6 inches in length and weigh around 2 ounces. They have a distinctive bright peach-colored face with a vibrant green body and wings. Their beaks are strong and curved, making them well adapted for eating a variety of foods including seeds, fruits, and nuts.

In the wild, Rosy-faced Lovebirds are social birds and often form elaborate nesting colonies in trees. They are monogamous and mate for life, with both the male and female contributing equally to nesting and rearing their young. The females lay between 3 and 6 eggs, which hatch after an incubation period of approximately 23 days.

Rosy-faced Lovebirds are highly sociable and expressive birds, known for their loud vocalizations and playful behavior. They are also affectionate towards their owners and enjoy being petted and held. When they are in the mood for affection, they will often perch on their owner's shoulder or hand and will even regurgitate their food as a sign of affection.

In terms of care, Rosy-faced Lovebirds require a varied diet that includes fresh fruits and vegetables, as well as a commercial bird seed mix. They also require regular exercise and mental stimulation to keep them happy and healthy. Owners should provide plenty of toys and perches to keep their birds active and engaged.

Overall, the Rosy-faced Lovebird is a beautiful and friendly bird that makes a great pet for bird lovers. While they do require some care and attention, their affectionate nature and playful personality make them a joy to have around.

Other names

Agapornis roseicollis



Rosy-faced Lovebird

inseparable collrosa



ružogrla papigica

agapornis růžovohrdlý

Rosenhovedet Dværgpapegøje



Inséparable rosegorge


Inseparabile facciarosa


rausvaveidis agapornis

rosenhodet dvergpapegøye

nierozłączka czerwonoczelna


Розовощёкий неразлучник

Rumenoglavi agapornis (rozenkolis)

agapornis ružovohrdlý

Inseparable de Namibia

rosenhuvad dvärgpapegoja

Gül Başlı Cennet Papağanı

нерозлучник рожевощокий


roosapõsk-lembelind (roosapõsk-lembepapagoi)

rózsásfejű törpepapagáj