Our Life with Mirt – a wild caught Timneh African Grey Dorothy Schwarz In retelling this bitter-sweet story, I trust that the positive aspects will outweigh the sad epilogue and others can learn from my thoughtless mistakes. Mirt arrives Mirt came to us in September 2003. I have a large outdoor aviary so I agreed
Common name: Timneh African Grey Latin name: Psittacus erithacus timneh Length: 30.5cm /12 inches Weight: 237 – 275 grams Life Span: 40 years or more Origin: western parts of the upper Guinea forests and the bordering savannah’s of West Africa from Guinea-Bissau, Sierra Leone and Southern Mali. Noise Level: Moderate!