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Male (female in background)
Photo © by volker sthamer
Nansubuga hill, Uganda, 16 February 2024
Agapornis pullarius


15 cm.
Green throat, orange cheeks, back of head and forehead, black wing, blue tail.
Females have orange head and yellow-green tails.


Sierra Leone, Ethiopia, and Tanzania.



There are 2 subspecies[1]

  • A. p. pullarius:
  • A. p. ugandae;;:


Savanna, forest edges.


They build their nests in termite mounds or the earth.


  1. Clements, J. F., P. C. Rasmussen, T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, T. A. Fredericks, J. A. Gerbracht, D. Lepage, A. Spencer, S. M. Billerman, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2023. The eBird/Clements checklist of Birds of the World: v2023. Downloaded from https://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/

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