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Agapornis roseicollis (Rosy-faced Lovebird)

Wikipedia Abstract

The rosy-faced lovebird (Agapornis roseicollis), also known as the rosy-collared or peach-faced lovebird, is a species of lovebird native to arid regions in southwestern Africa such as the Namib Desert. A loud and constant chirper, these birds are very social animals and often congregate in small groups in the wild. They eat throughout the day and take frequent baths. Coloration can vary widely among populations. Plumage is identical in males and females. Lovebirds are renowned for their sleep position in which they sit side-by-side and turn their faces in towards each other. Also, females are well noted to tear raw materials into long strips, "twisty-tie" them onto their backs, and fly substantial distances back to make a nest. They are common in the pet industry, although lovebirds are o
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Agapornis roseicollis catumbella (Southern peach-faced lovebird)
Agapornis roseicollis roseicollis (Peach-faced lovebird)

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 6.85038
EDGE Score: 2.06056


Adult Weight [1]  54 grams
Birth Weight [1]  4 grams
Female Maturity [3]  5 months
Male Maturity [3]  5 months
Diet [2]  Granivore, Herbivore
Diet - Plants [2]  30 %
Diet - Seeds [2]  70 %
Forages - Understory [2]  50 %
Forages - Ground [2]  50 %
Clutch Size [4]  5
Incubation [3]  23 days


Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Angolan Mopane woodlands Angola, Namibia Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Angolan Scarp savanna and woodlands Angola Afrotropic Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Etosha Pan halophytics Namibia Afrotropic Flooded Grasslands and Savannas
Kalahari Acacia-Baikiaea woodlands Botswana, Namibia, Zimbabwe, South Africa Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Kalahari xeric savanna Botswana, Namibia, South Africa Afrotropic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Kaokoveld desert Namibia, Angola Afrotropic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Nama Karoo Namibia, South Africa Afrotropic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Namib desert Namibia Afrotropic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Namibian savanna woodlands Angola, Namibia Afrotropic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Zambezian Baikiaea woodlands Angola, Namibia, Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Augrabies Falls National Park II 137301 Northern Cape, South Africa
Daan Viljoen Game Park II 9924 Namibia  
Etosha National Park II 5699141 Namibia  
Kalahari Gemsbok National Park II 2382284 Northern Cape, South Africa
Richtersveld National Park II 399195 Northern Cape, South Africa

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Al Ain Zoo
Alabama Gulf Coast Zooroseicollis
Almaty State Zoo of Kazakhstan
Attica Zoological Park S.A.
Badoca Safari Park
Binghamton Zoo at Ross Park
Blaavand Zoo
Boras Djurpark Zoo
Bosphorus Zoo (Bogaziçi Hayvanat
Brevard Zoo
Budapest Zool.& Botanical Garden
Chiangmai Zoological Garden
Denver Zoological Gardens
Drusillas Zoo Park
DSI Givskud Zoo
Flamingo Park Wildlife Encounter
Giza Zoological Garden
Greater Vancouver Zoo
Guldborgsund Zoo & Botanical Garden
Honolulu Zoo
Hope Zoo (Nature Preservation Found.)
Jackson Zoological Park
Jardim Zoologico / Lisbon Zoo
Jurong Birdpark, Singapore
Jyllands Park Zoo
Kazan Zoological & Botanical Garden
Kharkiv Zoo
Kishinev Zoopark
Knuthenborg Safaripark
Kyiv Zoological Park
Lietuvos Zoologijos Sodas
Marwell Wildlife
Miejski Ogrod Zoologiczny Warsaw
Miejski Ogrod Zoologiczny Wybrzeza
Moscow Zoological Park
Moulton College
Nikolaev Zoo of Nikolaev-City Council
Noah's Ark Zoo Farm
Olmense Zoo
Orana Wildlife Park
Out of Africa Wildlife Park
Pafos Bird Park (JSK Bird Park Ltd)
Paradise Wildlife Park
Parc Merveilleux
Parc Zoologique De Cleres (MNHN)
Parc Zoologique de la Barben
Park i Ogrod Zoologiczny w Krakowie
Parken Zoo i Eskilstuna AB
Parque Zoologico Huachipa
Permskii Zoologicheskii Sad
San Francisco Zoological Gardens
Silesian Zoological Garden
St Maarten Zool. & Botanical Gardens
Szeged Zoo
Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo
The Parrot Zoo
Thuringer Zoopark Erfurt
Toronto Zoo
Tropiquaria Wildlife Park
Twycross Zoo
Uganda Wildlife Education Centre
Wroclaw Zoo, LLC
Zoo de Santillana y Parque Cuaternario
Zoo Duisburg AG
Zoo Dvur Kralove, a.s.
Zoo Negara Malaysia
Zoological Society of Trinidad &Tobago
Zoologicka Zahrada Bratislava
Zoologicka zahrada Olomouc
Zoologischer Garten Augsburg GmbH
Zoologischer Garten Halle GmbH
Zoologischer Garten Magdeburg
ZooWorld Zoological Botanical Conserv.




Attributes / relations provided by
1Terje Lislevand, Jordi Figuerola, and Tamás Székely. 2007. Avian body sizes in relation to fecundity, mating system, display behavior, and resource sharing. Ecology 88:1605
2Hamish Wilman, Jonathan Belmaker, Jennifer Simpson, Carolina de la Rosa, Marcelo M. Rivadeneira, and Walter Jetz. 2014. EltonTraits 1.0: Species-level foraging attributes of the world's birds and mammals. Ecology 95:2027
3de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774
4Jetz W, Sekercioglu CH, Böhning-Gaese K (2008) The Worldwide Variation in Avian Clutch Size across Species and Space PLoS Biol 6(12): e303. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.0060303
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