African Grey Parrot

Psittacus erithacus

Life Expectancy: 30 - 60 years
Habitat: Rainforests of West and Central Africa
Hatched: 4/1/03

Fun Facts About African Grey Parrots

  • Grey parrots are able to mimic many sounds and talk.
  • The Guinness Book of World Records listed an African Grey that allegedly lived in captivity for 72 years as the longest lived specimen for the species.
  • African Grey parrots are sexually monomorphic.
  • The African Grey is regarded as one of the most intelligent birds in the world.