They are among the smallest parrots, with a stocky build, a short blunt tail, and a relatively large, sharp beak. Wild lovebirds are mostly green with a variety of colours on their upper body, depending on the species. Lovebirds in the pet trade have been hybridised to gain different colours.
DID YOU KNOW? There are nine species of lovebird. Eight species are from Africa, one species are from Madagascar.
- Least Concern
- Near Threatened
- Critically Endangered
- Extinct in the Wild