Description: Blue Masked Lovebirds are beautiful and popluar pet birds for sale. Lovebirds are one of nine species of the genus Agapornis (Greek: αγάπη agape 'love'; όρνις ornis 'bird'). They are a social and affectionate small parrot. Eight species are native to the African continent, and the grey-headed lovebird is native to Madagascar. Their name stems from the parrots' strong, monogamous pair bonding and the long periods which paired birds spend sitting together. Lovebirds are among the smallest parrots, characterized by a stocky build, a short blunt tail, and a relatively large, sharp beak. Provided with adequate space, a stimulating environment, and appropriate nutrition, a lovebird can become a cherished companion parrot. They love to snuggle and often preen their favorite people. Establishing a bond with gentle handling is important. The Blue Masked Lovebird is a favorite color variety of the Masked Lovebird. Though easily bred in captivity, this attractive variation also occurs naturally in the wild.
Song/Call: Click for Blue Masked Lovebird Song
Life Span: 10 to 15 years
Sexing: Monomorphic (visually hard to determine sex)
Temperament: Friendly and easy to care for, the Blue Masked Lovebird will make a delightful and enjoyable addition to any household. They are relatively hardy and are easy to breed, making them every bit as good a pet as the Peach-faced Lovebird. Some even suggest that they may be a bit calmer, though others say they are just as mischievous. Blue Masked Lovebirds are very social and loves companionship.
Breeding: Pet Lovebirds are easy to breed.
Diet: Lovebird Seed, Oat Groats, Cuttlefish Bone, Dried Egg Food, Veggies, Fruits.
If there is not a gender option listed for this bird on our website, that particular species is 'monomorphic', which means we’re unable to determine gender without DNA testing. DNA testing is an additional $99 per bird to be tested. If you want us to do our best without DNA testing, just make a note in the comment section of your order letting us know your preference. Please note that if no DNA testing is ordered, we are unable to guarantee a preferred gender but will do our best. See our FAQs for more info.
*DO NOT HOUSE WITH PEACHFACE LOVEBIRDS!*
Q: WHAT DOES “PRE-ORDER” MEAN?
A: When a bird is on a “Pre-Order” status, it means that we are awaiting new stock of that particular bird. Delivery times can be anwhere from 2 to 6 weeks. Estimated arrival dates will be posted if known. Please be patient with delivery on pre-ordered birds - they will be shipped as soon as they're ready.
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