"Agapornis" is a genus of small parrots commonly known as lovebirds. There are several species within this genus, including the peach-faced lovebird (A. roseicollis), the Fischer's lovebird (A. fischeri), and the black-masked lovebird (A. personatus), among others. These birds are named "lovebirds" because of their strong pair bonding behavior and sociable nature. They are native to Africa and are popular as pets due to their small size, vibrant colors, and playful personalities.