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January 4th - February 4th 2022 is open to our Members Only. We look forward to welcoming all our visitors back on February 5th 2022

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African Grey Parrot

Psittacus erithacus erithacus

African grey parrots are one of over 350 members of the order ‘Psittaformes’, along with macaws, cockatoos, lovebirds and parakeets.



Size: 28 - 39cm
Weight: 400 - 490g



The African grey parrot is found in forests in Africa, from Guinea-Bissau to Lake Victoria, and south to Angola and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.



Their diet comprises of seeds, nuts, fruits and berries. They feed in large groups with one acting as a look out!



They lay 2 or 3 white eggs are normally laid which are incubated for around 28 days. The young develop slowly and may remain in the nest for up to 2 months.



Numbers of the African grey parrot have declined drastically due to habitat loss and the pet trade. The species is protected by CITES, a charter that limits or forbids the export of certain animals.

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