The parrots, parakeets, macaws, conures and cockatiels in this image flock together to make up a heart to wish you Happy Valentine's Day! The birds featured in this design are: African Grey Parrot; Alexandrine Parakeet; Barred Parakeet; Read more »
African Grey Parrot
The African Grey Parrot is a medium-sized parrot and is native to Africa. It is considered one of the most intelligent birds in the world. This beautiful species is very popular in aviculture. Outside of aviculture, it is commonly known as the Grey Parrot.
African Greys are predominantly grey in plumage, with accents of white. They have red or maroon tail feathers. They feed on nuts and fruits, supplemented by leaves.
African Grey Parrots are particularly noted for their cognitive abilities, which are believed to have evolved as a consequence of their history of cooperative feeding on the ground in Central Africa. There are two subspecies of Grey Parrot: Congo African Grey and Timneh African Grey.
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In a heartwarming Birdorable tale from Japan, a clever African Grey Parrot found his way back home by doing exactly what his owners had taught him: reciting his name and address to some helpful strangers. After being taken in by the police, the lost parrot remained silent... Read more »