Timneh African Grey Parrot Profile Parrot Essentials

Timneh African Grey – Profile & Care Guide

Common name Timneh African Grey, TAG Scientific name Psittacus timneh Length 30.5 cm/12 inches Weight 237-275 grams Lifespan 40 years or more Range Western parts of the upper Guinea forests…

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Congo African Grey Parrot Care Guide by Parrot Essentials

Congo African Grey Parrot Care Guide

Common name Congo African Grey Parrot Latin name Psittacus erithacus Length 33 cm/13 inches Weight 400-600 gram Lifespan 50+ years Origin Central Africa, Tanzania, Western Kenya Noise level Medium CONGO…

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Parrot Behaviour

Reflections on Parrot Behaviour

Reflections on Parrot Behaviour When we look in the mirror, we know who looks back. Children learn that a mirror image is not a real person by the age of…

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How to make friends with your parrot

How to Make Friends with your Parrot

In this article Barbara covers the topic of How to Make Friends with your Parrot. If you are a fan of parrots like me, you look forward to those moments…

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African Grey Parrots

African Grey Parrots are upgraded to Appendix I by CITES

African Grey Parrots are upgraded to Appendix I by CITES In a meeting held in Johannesburg in September 2016, the U.N.s Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) has…

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African Grey Parrots

African Grey Parrots need our help to survive.

African Grey Parrots are almost extinct and have become a rare site in the wild. In the past 40 years over 1.3 million Grey Parrots have been legally exported. Many…

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Talking African Grey Parrot

Thoughts on talking parrots: How, why and what

Do talking parrots understand what they’re saying? It often seems they do, but it can be difficult to differentiate between mimicking and true understanding. Thoughts on stubborn African greys, Barbara…

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African Grey

African Grey Parrots Disappearing

Numbers of African Grey parrots is in decline according to the National Geographic due to lost of natural habitat and high demands by the pet trade. Even though the United States…

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gracie african grey

Gracie, a rising star!

Gracie is an African Grey owned by Anguel Iordanov of Parrot Essentials and has hit the headlines on more than one occasion. Despite her now many attributes, she was once…

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rocky african grey parrot rip

Brevard Zoo Sad To Announce Death of African Grey Parrot ‘Rocky’

The African grey parrot passed away while under anaesthesia. SpaceCoastDaily.com announced that last month during a routine exam Rocky, the African grey parrot from Brevard Zoo in Florida, passed away…

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