The Congo African Grey parrot is one of two subspecies and is one of the largest parrots in Africa. They are famous for their intelligence and ability to imitate humans with a vocabulary of nearly 1000 words. They make their nests in the cavities of trees. They often roost in large groups. These birds call to each other with a variety of squawks and screams, both at rest and in fl ight. The exotic pet trade has taken a toll on the wild populations of these parrots.
The African Grey parrot feeds on fruit, nuts and seeds.
Size: 13 inches length Weight: 12 oz Lifespan: 23 years in the wild.