There are nine species of lovebirds - 8 of them come from Africa, the remaining one from Madagascar. Their names are Gray- Headed, Red-Faced, Black-Winged, Black-Collared, Peach-Faced, Fischer’s, Masked, Black-Cheeked and Nyasa. The Red-Faced lovebird has a wide geographic range from West Africa across most of the continent. The others are in fairly restricted areas of only one country.
Lovebirds get their name from their habit of sitting close together and preening each other. They can however, be aggressive toward other birds.
Read on and learn more about Love Birds in today's Visit the Wildside!
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