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.
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).
African Grey Parrot (Psittacus erithacus) 非洲灰鸚鵡
Living in long-term captivity, wings clipped
African gray parrots and straw-colored fruit bats.
super cool to see these in the wild - all over the village
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.
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...