Field Frame Friday: Literal love birds!

Madagascar love birds are the smallest lovebirds and one of three sexually dimorphic (meaning males and females look different in size or color) lovebirds. Lovebirds got their names as they often sit in pairs preening each other’s feathers

[Photo and caption by Meredith Lutz]

Dubuc, R. G. Family Tree of the African Love Bird. AFA Watchbird5(1), 20-25.

Marez, C. (2003). The Abyssinian Lovebird. AFA Watchbird30(3), 20-23.

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