The mystery is over since yesterday’s sighting of this beautiful bird. I learned these birds are Peach-faced Lovebirds. There’s a website dedicated to these birds with lots of information about their existence in Phoenix. I’ve lived in Phoenix for 25 years and have never seen this bird! I’m honored to have their presence on our little farm. Below is a link to learn more about these pretty parrots who now call Phoenix home even though their natural habitat is so very far away.
Peach-faced Lovebird Range Expansion Data in Greater Phoenix, Arizona Area
Citizen Science reported nest and roost information
The Peach-faced Lovebird is a very pretty small parrot native to South-western Africa. Like many caged birds, accidental releases in urban areas are common. Unlike most accidental releases, this parrot has the potential to rapidly adapt to desert habitats in Arizona… CONTINUE READING