The African Grey Parrot, also known as the Grey Parrot, is a medium-sized parrot found in the primary and secondary rainforest of West and Central Africa. Experts regard it as one of the most intelligent birds. They feed primarily on palm nuts, seeds, fruits, leafy matter, but have been observed eating snails.
Canon 50D, EF70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM


african grey parrot, psittacus erithacus, parrots, congo grey

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  • CanyonWind
    CanyonWindover 3 years ago

  • Lyrebird
    Lyrebirdover 3 years ago

    This is an african grey parrot, the spix macaw is completely light blue with a pale face comapred to its body.

  • Many thanks, exotic birds are not my forte!

    – byronbackyard

  • Phil Threlfall
    Phil Threlfallover 3 years ago

    Looks like an African Grey to me

  • Yep, I’ve made the necessary changes thanks Phil. Exotic birds are not my forte … clearly!

    – byronbackyard

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeover 3 years ago

  • swaby
    swabyover 3 years ago

    This is wonderful beautiful capture!

  • Many thanks!

    – byronbackyard

  • Phillip Weyers
    Phillip Weyersover 3 years ago

    A stunning creature none the less.

  • Indeed, very cute!

    – byronbackyard

  • Rosemaree
    Rosemareeover 3 years ago

    Wonderful capture.

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