Agapornis


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Noun1.Agapornis - a genus of PsittacidaeAgapornis - a genus of Psittacidae    
bird genus - a genus of birds
family Psittacidae, Psittacidae - coextensive with the order Psittaciformes
lovebird - small African parrot noted for showing affection for their mates
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gracilis fue descrita por Guimaraes (1974) con especimenes colectados del psitacido Agapornis personatus (Reichenow, 1887).
Por otro lado, desde pequeno he tenido una gran aficion hacia las aves, tanto a nivel de observacion, como de proteccion de sus nidos y conservacion de las cajas de nidificacion en el bosque, como de crianza de las mismas, habiendome especializado en psitacidas (agapornis, ninfas, rosellas...) que tengo en casa en grandes voladeros.
Breeding biology and nest site characteristics of the rosy-faced lovebird Agapornis roseicollis in Namibia.
Lovebirds are scientifically known as agapornis - a colourful species of parrot from Africa.
Muito ja se cogitou a respeito de se estariam no Brasil ou na Africa, ja que a palmeira ao lado do negro e uma tamareira (Phoenix dactylifera) estilizada e a seus pes repousa uma presa de elefante, e o menino mestico a frente da africana traz nas maos um periquito-de-cara-vermelha (Agapornis roseicollis), originario da costa oeste africana, nas cercanias da foz do Congo.
The most common species were cockatiels (Nymphicus hollandicus; 24/86, 28%), budgerigars (Melopsitiacus undulatus; 19/86, 22%), conures (Pyrrhura species; 9/86, 10%), Quaker parrots (Myiopsitta monachus; 9/86, 10%), and lovebirds (Agapornis species; 8/86, 9%).
(2-4) Chronic ulcerative dermatitis historically has been described as a condition primarily affecting lovebirds (Agapornis species), while Quaker parrots (Myiopsitta monachus) have been reported often to self-mutilate the neck and pectoral area.