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Opaline Peach Face Lovebird - Peach Faced Agapornis Roseicollis Bird

Opaline Peach Face Lovebird Peach Faced

Notable traits of the Opaline Peach Face Lovebird Bird: Peach Faced (Agapornis Roseicollis)
Latin Name: Agapornis Roseicollis
Common Name: Opaline Peach Face Lovebird
Description: Instead of the normal Peachfaced coloration on the birds brow, face and bib, the visual Opaline color mutation presents a bird with iridescence, a full hood of color,
subtle pale gray to violet ear patches in some birds, and tail feathers with a broad, full band of red-orange color in green series birds a truly striking plumage.

Compared to normal colored Peachfaced, the Green series Opaline body plumage is a lighter shade of green and lacks the blue rump feathers which are also green.

Immature Opalines are often distinguishable from normal colored Peachfaced in the nest due to thicker, more plush down, and based on color as soon as 18-21 days of age or earlier.

Opalines develop the full, bright hood and tail coloring of an adult when they are 4 - 6 months of age.

Green series birds have a red hood, while blue series birds have a grey-ish to creamy white hood.
Gender Determination: Is not visual
Trainability: Makes a nice pet Some say better than Peach Faced Love Bird
Length: 17-18 cm long
Average Lifespan: 15 years
Average Weight: 50-60 Grams
Diet: Pellets, Veggies, Pasta, Rice, with small amount of seed
Housing: Min 18 inches x 18 inches by 20 inches high. With 1/2 inch bar spacing
Loudness: Can make some noise in the home, need to be careful in Apt/Condo
Talking Ability: Can learn a few words but limited talking
Notes: OPALINE is a more recent color mutation in Peachfaced Lovebirds, appearing in the United States in 1997.

This color mutation in the Peachfaced Lovebird is extraordinary as it is reportedly the first time in aviculture that the Opaline color mutation has occurred in a non-Australian bird.
Breeding Notes: Easy to breed, need nesting material to allow eggs to hatch. Be careful when introducing male to female the can be bossy. Many Mutations
Mutations: Orange Face or White Faced
Age of Maturity: 1
Breeding Life: 10
Nest: 10 inch x8 inch x 8 inches
Breeding Aviculture: Easy
Average Clutch Size: 4-5
Habitat: Nominal arid regions in southwestern Africa Mutation Man Made
References: SeedPelletToy
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