Peach-faced Lovebird - Mutations Agapornis roseicollis

turquoise Peach-faced Lovebird
turquoise Peach-faced Lovebird
turquoise Peach-faced Lovebird
Despite the lovely, vibrant red, green and blue hues of this bird's natural colours, some breeders feel the need to develop colour variations in the Peach-faced Lovebirds' plumage. Above are turquoise and blue (cobalt, a recessive gene), but others include Lutino (yellow), cinnamon and several other "unnatural" colour combinations.
turquoise Peach-faced Lovebird
turquoise Peach-faced Lovebird
turquoise Peach-faced Lovebird
Peached-faced Lovebirds, above, Fishers and Masked are bred in different plumage mutations. Other Lovebird species, less common in captivity, are generally bred in natural plumage colours.
turquoise Peach-faced Lovebird
turquoise Peach-faced Lovebird
turquoise Peach-faced Lovebird
Feral or captive birds without breeding selection eventually revert towards their natural plumage colours.