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Agapornis canus (Grey-headed Lovebird)

Synonyms: Agapornis cana

Wikipedia Abstract

The Grey-headed Lovebird or Madagascar Lovebird (Agapornis cana) is a small species of parrot of the lovebird genus. It is a mainly green parrot. The species is sexually dimorphic and only the adult male has gray on its upper body. They are native on the island of Madagascar and are the only lovebird species which are not native on the African continent. They are the smallest of the lovebird species. It is rarely seen in aviculture and it is difficult to breed in captivity.
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Infraspecies

Attributes

Clutch Size [1]  4

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Map Climate Land
Use
Comoros forests Comoros Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests  
Madagascar dry deciduous forests Madagascar Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Madagascar lowland forests Madagascar Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Madagascar mangroves Madagascar Afrotropic Mangroves
Madagascar subhumid forests Madagascar Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Map Climate Land Use
Kirindy Forest Reserve   Madagascar        
La Réserve Naturelle Intégrale d' Ankarafantsika National Park II 335701 Madagascar  
Parc National de Marojejy National Park II 148550 Madagascar
Queen Elizabeth National Park II 522052 Uganda
Ranomafana National Park II 100646 Madagascar  
Réserve Naturelle Intégrale d'Andohahela National Park II 180522 Madagascar
Réserve Naturelle Intégrale d'Andringitra National Park II 76961 Madagascar
Réserve Spéciale Ankarana Special Reserve II 62972 Madagascar  

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website Map
Madagascar and the Indian Ocean Islands Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, Seychelles Yes

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Attica Zoological Park S.A.
Beale Park
Bronx Zoo/Wildlife Conservat'n Society
Budapest Zool.& Botanical Garden
Chiangmai Zoological Garden
Houston Zoo, Inc.
Newquay Zoo (Cornwall Animal World)
Parc Paradisio S.A.
Schoenbrunner Tiergarten GmbH
The Parrot Zoo
Wilhelma Zoo
Zoo Parc de Beauval
Zoo Zürich
Zoologicka zahrada Ostrava
Zoologicka zahrada Olomouc
Zoologická a botanická zahrada Plzen

Distribution

Photos

Citations

Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 23-Jan-2007, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Attributes / relations provided by 1Jetz 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
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 gis.wwfus.org/wildfinder
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Biodiversity Hotspots, Conservation International
Images provided by Google Image Search
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access
Institution information provided by International Species Information System - May 2011