Fischer’s lovebird for sale, Fischer’s Lovebird is a bit smaller lovebird. They have a general green plumage that is more yellowish underneath. The forehead, cheeks, and throat are orange-red and the rest of the head is a dull olive green. The neck and upper breast are a golden yellow. The tail has some yellow and black barrings and pale blue feathers on the upper part. The eye is brown surrounded by a naked white eye-ring. The beak is red and the legs are a pale gray. The young are duller especially on the head and they have black markings on the beak.
This little bird will delight and amuse you with it’s playful and amusing antics. They are active intelligent little birds and make a wonderful companion and friend. An excellent beginner’s bird, the Fischer’s Lovebird is hardy, easy to care for, and a willing breeder.
Typical of all the lovebirds, Fischer’s Lovebird is very social and loves companionship. Their natural behavior is to live closely with a companion so are often kept with another lovebird. Though they make a very fine and affectionate pet when hand-raised, they will need a lot of attention if kept singly. Most are kept in pairs to satisfy their considerable need for constant companionship, mutual preening, and socialization.
Breeding / Reproduction of Fischer’s lovebird for sale
The Fischer’s Lovebird is excellent for the beginning breeder. These birds will breed as either single pairs or in colonies. In the wild, these birds nest in the holes of trees, in crevices of buildings, or take over the nests of swifts. When you provide them with a nest box be sure to also provide lots of willow twigs, strips of bark, or other nesting materials.
The hen will lay four to six eggs which are incubated for about 23 days. The young fledge (leave the nest) in about 3 to 3 /12 weeks but will still be dependent until about 4 weeks of age. When they become independent, remove the young to their own housing.
In the wild, they are seen in small flocks and occasionally larger flocks when feeding in ripening crop fields.
A lovebird is a very social bird with its companion, and it is generally thought to be essential for their good health and happiness that they are kept in pairs rather than singly. They can, however, be aggressive towards other birds in an aviary setting.