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

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  • Portuguese
    • Papagaio-cinzento
  • Scientific Names
    • Psittacus erithacus
    • Psittacus timneh
  • English
    • African Grey Parrot
    • Gray Parrot
  • Spanish
    • Loro gris
  • German
    • Graupapagei
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 非洲灰鸚鵡

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Gray Parrot Psittacus erithacus

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sjwiggins85

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Gray Parrot Psittacus erithacus

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givernykate

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April 11, 2015

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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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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

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August 3, 2014

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Gray Parrot Psittacus erithacus

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jaykeller

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December 6, 2014 08:45 AM PST

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Gray Parrot Psittacus erithacus

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congonaturalist

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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

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congonaturalist

Date

November 19, 2014 10:22 AM CET

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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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Gray Parrot Psittacus erithacus

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congonaturalist

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November 14, 2014 05:49 PM CET

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Flying

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Gray Parrot Psittacus erithacus

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sunnetchan

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September 9, 2014 01:42 PM HKT

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African Grey Parrot (Psittacus erithacus) 非洲灰鸚鵡

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Gray Parrot Psittacus erithacus

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jakob

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May 4, 2014

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Gray Parrot Psittacus erithacus

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mak2kofi

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January 10, 2014

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Gray Parrot Psittacus erithacus

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emmetrobins

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the past

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Description

Living in long-term captivity, wings clipped

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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.