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Lilian's Lovebird

Agapornis lilianae Shelley, 1894

The Lilian's Lovebird (Agapornis lilianae), also known as Nyasa Lovebird, is a small African parrot species of the lovebird genus. It is mainly green and has orange on its upper chest and head. It is 13 cm (5 inches) long and is the smallest parrot on mainland Africa. In captivity it is uncommon and difficult to breed. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Psittaciformes
Family:
  Psittaculidae
Genus:
  Agapornis

Scientific:
  Agapornis lilianae

Citation:
  Shelley, 1894

Reference:
  Ibis p.466 pl.12

Protonym:
  Agapornis lilianae

Avibase ID:
  3EBFC893EEB1C94E

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/3EBFC893

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 177622


NEAR THREATENED

Geographic range:

  • Agapornis lilianae: S Tanzania to Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Mozambique
English:
Lilian's Lovebird
Czech:
agapornis růžovohlavý
German:
Erdbeerköpfchen
Danish:
Jordbærhovedet Dværgpapegøje
Spanish:
Inseparable del Nyasa
Finnish:
sambesinkaijanen
French:
Inséparable de Lilian
Icelandic:
Liljupáfi
Italian:
Inseparabile di Lilian
Japanese:
botan'inko
Japanese:
ボタンインコ
Dutch:
Nyasa-agapornis
Norwegian:
Nyasadvergpapegøye
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Nyasadvergpapegøye
Polish:
nierozlaczka krasnoglowa
Portuguese:
Inseparável do Niassa
Russian:
Неразлучник Лилианы
Slovak:
agapornis Lilianov
Swedish:
malawidvärgpapegoja
Ukrainian:
Нерозлучник червоноголовий
Chinese:
尼亚牡丹鹦鹉


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Nyasa Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Nyasa Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Nyasa Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Nyasa Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Nyasa Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Nyasa Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Inséparable de Lilian ( Agapornis lilianae)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Inséparable de Lilian ( Agapornis lilianae)
Clements 1st edition:
Nyasa Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
Clements 3rd edition:
Nyasa Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
Clements 4th edition:
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
Clements 6th edition:
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
Clements, version 2015:
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
Clements, version 2016:
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
Clements, version 2017:
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
Clements, version 2018:
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
Clements, version 2019:
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
eBird version 1.50:
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
eBird version 1.52:
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
eBird version 1.53:
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
eBird version 1.54:
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
eBird version 1.55:
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
eBird version 2015:
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
eBird version 2016:
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
eBird version 2017:
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
eBird version 2018:
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
eBird version 2019:
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Nyasa Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Nyasa Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Nyasa Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Nyasa Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Nyasa Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Nyasa Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Nyasa Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Nyasa Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Nyasa Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Nyasa Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Nyasa Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Nyasa Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Nyasa Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Nyasa Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Nyasa Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Nyasa Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Nyasa Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Nyasa Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Nyasa Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
James Lee Peters:
Agapornis lilianae
James Lee Peters (original):
Agapornis lilianae
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Agapornis lilianae
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Lilian's Lovebird ( Agapornis lilianae)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Agapornis lilianae
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Agapornis lilianae

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Afrikaans: Niassaparkiet, Njassaparkiet
Catalan: Agapornis de Lilian, Inseparable de Lilian
Czech: agapornis růžovohlavý, Papoušík ružovohlavý
Danish: Jordbærhovedet Dværgpapegøje
German: Erdbeerköpfchen
English: Black-cheeked Lovebird, Lilian's Lovebird, Nyasa Lovebird, Nyassa Lovebird
English (IOC): Lilian's Lovebird
Spanish: Inseparable del Nyasa, Inseparable Liliana
Spanish (Spain): Inseparable del Nyasa
Spanish (HBW): Lilian's Lovebird
Estonian: mopaani-lembelind (mopaani-lembepapagoi)
Finnish: Sambesinkaijanen
French: Inséparable de Lilian, Inséparable de Liliane, Inséparable liliane, Inséparable nyasa
Hungarian: földieperfejű törpepapagáj
Icelandic: Liljupáfi
Italian: Inseparabile del Niassa, Inseparabile di Lilian
Japanese: botaninko, botan'inko
Japanese: ボタンインコ
Kwangali: Poro
Scientific: Agapornis lilianae
Lithuanian: Rausvagalvis agapornis
Dutch: Nyasa-agapornis
Norwegian Nynorsk: Nyasadvergpapegøye
Norwegian: Jordbærhodet dvergpapegøye, Nyasadvergpapegøye
Polish: nierozlaczka krasnoglowa, nierozłączka krasnogłowa
Portuguese: Inseparável do Niassa, Inseparável-de-niassa
Russian: Неразлучник Лилианы
Slovak: agapornis Lilianov
Serbian: Lilijana agapornis
Swedish: malawidvärgpapegoja, Nyassadvärgpapegoja, Orangehuvad dvärgpapegoja
Swahili: Cherero wa Lilian
Ukrainian: Нерозлучник червоноголовий
Chinese: 尼亚牡丹鹦鹉
Chinese (Traditional): 利利安情侶鸚鵡

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