Posted by: Sandy Steinman | October 22, 2022

African Lovebirds Thriving in Arizona

Rosy-faced lovebirds live  in a saguaro cactus, in homes carved out by woodpeckers  These birds, (normally found in southwest Africa) are the descendants of escaped pets in the 80’s, now a thriving community wild and free in Arizona. They come from Namibia so apparently are pre-adapted to the Sonoran Desert. Check out this video of them at

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