Parrots (Psittacidae)

Red-headed Lovebird (Agapornis pullarius) - HBW 4, p. 409

French: Inséparable à tête rouge German: Orangeköpfchen Spanish: Inseparable Carirrojo
Other common names: Red-faced Lovebird

Taxonomy: Psittacus pullarius Linnaeus, 1758, Asia, Ethiopia; error = Ghana.
Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • pullarius (Linnaeus, 1758) - patchily in Guinea, Sierra Leone and N Ivory Coast, and from Ghana E to Sudan and S into W Zaire and NW Angola, mainly N of Congo basin (southern boundaries unclear); also São Tomé.
  • ugandae Neumann, 1908 - E Zaire to W Ethiopia, W Kenya and NW Tanzania.

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