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
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 非洲灰鸚鵡
  • Portuguese
    • Papagaio-cinzento

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Recent observations

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Gray Parrot Psittacus erithacus

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congonaturalist

Date

June 2, 2016 05:14 PM CEST

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Gray Parrot Psittacus erithacus

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obidaddy

Date

April 20, 2016 08:37 AM CDT

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Description

Just visiting...

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Gray Parrot Psittacus erithacus

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congonaturalist

Date

December 20, 2015 06:32 AM CET

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Gray Parrot Psittacus erithacus

Observer

congonaturalist

Date

December 3, 2015 03:56 PM CET

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Description

Large group (over 30 parrots plus a piping hornbill or two) flushed, possibly by a pair of birds of prey

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Gray Parrot Psittacus erithacus

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babyduck22

Date

May 13, 2014

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Description

During my trip to Michigan, I went to see some of my aunt and uncle. They had adopted this fella and taught him how to speak and imitate noises. His gray feathers are so glossy and organized!

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Gray Parrot Psittacus erithacus

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sjwiggins85

Date

the past

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Gray Parrot Psittacus erithacus

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givernykate

Date

April 11, 2015

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Description

African Grey Parrot at Coromandel Bird Park

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Gray Parrot Psittacus erithacus

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muir

Date

April 1, 2015 07:57 AM CET

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Description

A group of 5 African greys. Usually a couple sightings per day.

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Gray Parrot Psittacus erithacus

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tierraiberica

Date

August 3, 2014

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Gray Parrot Psittacus erithacus

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jaykeller

Date

December 6, 2014 08:45 AM PST

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Gray Parrot Psittacus erithacus

Observer

congonaturalist

Date

November 24, 2014 05:17 PM CET

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Description

As a heavy morning rain tapers off, the parrots began singing, probably from a nearby tree.

Photo from later in the day (early evening). A number of parrots were together in a group of eucalyptus trees.

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Gray Parrot Psittacus erithacus

Observer

congonaturalist

Date

November 19, 2014 10:22 AM CET

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Description

Two African gray parrots flying overhead. They are sometimes seen alone, but often in groups of 2 to 10 flying above Brazzaville (smaller groups than are found in the forests of Congo).

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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.
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