Congo African Grey (Psittacus erithacus)

























Location:
Congo African Greys can be found in Uganda, Kenya, Liberia, and islands off the west coast of Africa.

Description:
The Congo African Grey Parrot is medium grey in colour with shades of light grey on the body and a bright red tail.

Size:
Mature birds are about 33cm (12.8 in). Weight: 400g (14 oz)

Social Behaviours:
Congo African Greys are very intelligent and can be quick to pick up words and sounds.  The Congo African Grey's intellectual capacity is that of a 5 year old child but is tempered with the emotions of a 2 year old. They require a stimulating environment.

Activities:
Congo African Greys are playful and very animated with their toys.  Provide lots of toys and rotate new toys on a regular basis. They love to chew everything!  They are cautious and not outgoing to strangers but are dedicated and loyal to their human companions.

Lifespan:
50 years or more depending on nutrition and care.


The information provided here is a quick profile of the species and by no means complete.
More comprehensive information can be obtained from many other sites on the internet.
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