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Lovebirds and hanging-parrots
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A feral Rosy-faced Lovebird eating seeds in Chicago, USA
Scientific classification Red Pencil Icon
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Clade: Inopinaves
Order: Psittaciformes
Superfamily: Psittacoidea
Family: Psittaculidae
Subfamily: Psittaculinae
Tribe: Agapornithini
Salvin, 1882
Genera

Agapornithine parrot, Agapornithini is a tribe of parrots in the Psittaculidae family.

Etymology

Greek αγαπη agapē, αγαπης agapēs love; ορνις ornis, ορνιθος ornithos bird. The substantive English name ‘lovebird’ reflects the strong pair bond and sociable nature of these small parrots.[1]

Behaviour

Diet

Taxonomy

The arrangement of Agapornis is based on Kundu et al. (2012).[2]

Species

Species of Agapornithini in TiF order
Family

Subfamily • Tribe

Genus

Author

Common name Ref
  Psittaculidae
 sub. Psittaculinae
 tr. Agapornithini
Bolbopsittacus
Salvadori, 1891
Guaiabero TiF
Species (author[s])

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Image

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Habitat

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Distribution map

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Guaiabero

Bolbopsittacus lunulatus
(Scopoli, 1786)
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Steady2 <10,000 mature individuals
Lower risk,
LC
Status iucn3.1 LC

TiF[3]
IUCN[4]
  Psittaculidae
 sub. Psittaculinae
 tr. Agapornithini
Agapornis
Selby, 1836
Lovebird TiF

Red-headed Lovebird

Red-faced Lovebird
Agapornis pullarius
(Linnaeus, 1758)
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Decrease2 <10,000 mature individuals
Lower risk,
LC
Status iucn3.1 LC

TiF[3]
IUCN[5]

Black-winged Lovebird

Abyssinian Lovebird
Agapornis taranta
(Stanley, 1814)
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Increase2 <10,000 mature individuals
Lower risk,
LC
Status iucn3.1 LC

TiF[3]
IUCN[6]
  Psittaculidae
 sub. Psittaculinae
 tr. Agapornithini
Loriculus
Blyth, 1849
Hanging parrot TiF
Species (author[s])

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Weight
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References

General

  1. ^ Jobling, J. (2015). In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.), eds. "Agapornis". Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. Retrieved 9-4-15.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  2. ^ Kundu, S., C.G. Jones, R.P. Prys-Jones, and J.J. Groombridge (2012), The Evolution of the Indian Ocean parrots (Psittaciformes): Extinction, adaptive radiation and eustacy, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. 62, 296-305.
  3. ^ a b c Boyd, John (June 6, 2015). "Psittaculidae" (v. 3.04 ed.). Retrieved September 4, 2015. 
  4. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Bolbopsittacus lunulatus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  5. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Agapornis pullarius". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  6. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Agapornis taranta". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 


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