General plumage green; forehead, lores, crown and anterior of cheeks brownish-black; remainder of head dusky olive; throat reddish-orange; upper breast and collar around neck yellow; bill red; iris dark brown; legs grey.
Lovebirds are very social and love companionship. Their natural behavior is to live closely with a companion so are often kept with another lovebird. Most are kept in pairs to satisfy their considerable need for constant companionship, mutual preening, and socialization.
A high-pitched twittering. Lovebirds have a variety of
peeps, cheeps, chirps, and squeaks.