Globally near threatened (NT) (Source: IUCN Red List)

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  • Scientific Names
    • Psittacus erithacus
    • Psittacus timneh
  • English
    • African Grey Parrot
    • Gray Parrot
  • Spanish
    • Loro gris
  • German
    • Graupapagei

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Gray Parrot Psittacus erithacus

Observer

jakob

Date

May 4, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

African Grey Parrot Psittacus erithacus

Observer

mak2kofi

Date

January 10, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Gray Parrot (Psittacus erithacus) Psittacus erithacus

Observer

emmetrobins

Date

the past

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Living in long-term captivity, wings clipped

Photos / Sounds

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What

Gray Parrot Psittacus erithacus

Observer

amandineeriksen

Date

July 5, 2009

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

African gray parrots and straw-colored fruit bats.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Gray Parrot Psittacus erithacus

Observer

loarie

Date

April 29, 2012 10:23 AM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

super cool to see these in the wild - all over the village

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Gray Parrot Psittacus erithacus

Observer

marie

Date

April 5, 2012 11:06 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Gray Parrot Psittacus erithacus

Observer

muir

Date

March 5, 2012 07:40 AM EST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

location approximate

Not 100% confident of ID (the photo was taken of 4 parrots flying relatively high & far away), but the gray parrot may be the only option for Bioko. To support this ID, I can make out a reddish tail, and can confirm that they were flying like parrots.

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Description from Wikipedia

The African Grey Parrot (Psittacus erithacus), also known as the Grey Parrot, is a parrot found in the primary and secondary rainforest of West and Central Africa. Experts regard it as one of the most intelligent birds in the world. They feed primarily on palm nuts, seeds, fruits, and leafy matter, but have also been observed eating snails. Their overall gentle nature and their inclination and ability to mimic speech have made them popular pets, which...

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Conservation Summary

    Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.