African Gray Parrot

African Gray Parrot 

The African gray parrot is famous for being the largest and greatest talking parrot.   It has a high-pitched scream, mimics sounds and can whistle complete tunes. The bird will also imitate movements such as a human waving goodbye, and captive birds require a great deal of attention and affection.

FAST FACTS
SCIENTIFIC NAME PSITTACUS ERITHACUS
WHERE IN THE WILD?
CENTRAL-WESTERN AFRICA RAIN FORESTS AND MANGROVES
WHAT'S ON THE MENU?
FRUIT, SEEDS, AND VEGETABLE MATTER
LIFE EXPECTANCY
50-80 YEARS IN CAPTIVITY