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Black-cheeked Lovebird

Agapornis nigrigenis

Black-cheeked lovebirds are members of the parrot family. There are nine species of lovebird all found in Africa or Madagascar.

measurements

Measurements

Size: 14cm
Weight: 40g

habitat

Habitat

The black-cheeked lovebird is found in southwest Zambia. It lives in forest areas with access to open water, as this bird needs to drink every day.

diet

Diet

This bird feeds mainly upon fruit, seeds and buds. It has also been seen to eat flowers, bark, lichen, insects and even soil!

behaviour

Breeding

Black-cheeked lovebirds breed in holes in mature trees and around 4 to 6 eggs are laid. Both parents help raise the young. Our black-cheeked lovebirds have bred many times in the park.

threat

Conservation

These birds are threatened in the wild due trapping for the wild bird trade, habitat loss and drought. Education projects are underway in Zambia to protect them, as well as programmes to ensure the provision of open water for the birds.

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