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Grey-headed Lovebird

Agapornis canus (Gmelin, JF, 1788)

The Grey-headed Lovebird or Madagascar Lovebird (Agapornis cana) is a small species of parrot of the lovebird genus. It is a mainly green parrot. The species is sexually dimorphic and only the adult male has grey on its upper body. They are native on the island of Madagascar and are the only lovebird species which are not native on the African continent. They are the smallest of the lovebird species. It is rarely seen in aviculture and it is difficult to breed in captivity. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Psittaciformes
Family:
  Psittaculidae
Genus:
  Agapornis

Scientific:
  Agapornis canus

Citation:
  (Gmelin, JF, 1788)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat. 1 pt1 p.350

Protonym:
  Psittacus canus

Avibase ID:
  D4686ACD7A8764F4

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/D4686ACD

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554883

Geographic range:

  • Agapornis canus canus: W and e Madagascar (except range of ablectaneus)
  • Agapornis canus ablectaneus: Arid sw Madagascar
English:
Grey-headed Lovebird
Czech:
agapornis šedohlavý
German:
Grauköpfchen
Danish:
Gråhovedet Dværgpapegøje
Spanish:
Inseparable Malgache
Finnish:
madagaskarinkaijanen
French:
Inséparable à tête grise
Icelandic:
Hærupáfi
Italian:
Inseparabile testagrigia
Japanese:
karukayainko
Japanese:
カルカヤインコ
Dutch:
Grijskopagapornis
Norwegian:
Gråhodet Dvergpapegøye
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Gråhovuddvergpapegøye
Polish:
nierozlaczka siwoglowa
Portuguese:
Inseparável-de-faces-cinzentas
Russian:
Сероголовый неразлучник
Slovak:
agapornis sivý
Swedish:
gråhuvad dvärgpapegoja
Ukrainian:
Нерозлучник сизий
Chinese:
灰头牡丹鹦鹉


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: Agapornis capgrís, Agapornis de cap gris, Inseparable capgrís
Czech: agapornis šedohlavý, Papoušík šedohlavý
Danish: Gråhovedet Dværgpapegøje
German: Grauköpchen, Grauköpfchen
English: Gray headed Lovebird, Gray-headed Lovebird, Grey headed Lovebird, Grey-headed Lovebird, Madagascar Lovebird
English (IOC): Grey-headed Lovebird
Spanish: Inseparable de Cabeza Gris, Inseparable Malgache
Spanish (Spain): Inseparable Malgache
Spanish (HBW): Gray-headed Lovebird
Estonian: hallpea-lembelind (hallpea-lembepapagoi)
Finnish: Madagaskarinkaijanen
French: Inséparable à tête grise, Inséparable cana
Hungarian: szürkefejű törpepapagáj
Icelandic: Hærupáfi
Italian: Inseparabile testagrigia
Japanese: karukayainko
Japanese: カルカヤインコ
Scientific: Agapornis cana, Agapornis canus, Agapornis canus canus, Psittacus canus
Lithuanian: Pilkagalvis agapornis
Malagasy: Fodindriaka, Karaoka, Kariaka, Kariga, Kitrehoka, Sarengy, Sarivazo
Dutch: Grijskopagapornis
Norwegian Nynorsk: Gråhovuddvergpapegøye
Norwegian: Gråhodet dvergpapegøye
Polish: nierozlaczka siwoglowa, nierozłączka siwogłowa
Portuguese: Inseparável-de-faces-cinzentas
Russian: Сероголовый неразлучник
Slovak: agapornis sivý
Serbian: Sivoglavi agapornis
Swedish: Gråhuvad dvärgpapegoja, Morhuvad papegoja
Ukrainian: Нерозлучник сизий
Chinese: 灰头牡丹鹦鹉
Chinese (Traditional): 灰頭情侶鸚鵡

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