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

Many thanks for checking out my photos, please feel free to give feedback! My wanderings in nature and observations of birds, particularly raptors, is what gives me great joy and constantly reminds me of the beauty and strength of life. My favourites are raptors, I love their freedom, grace, ruthlessness, pride, adaptability and flexibility and I learn much about parenting, protection and blind faith from them.
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  • CanyonWind
    CanyonWindabout 4 years ago

  • Lyrebird
    Lyrebirdabout 4 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 Threlfallabout 4 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 Clarkeabout 4 years ago

  • swaby
    swabyabout 4 years ago

    This is wonderful beautiful capture!

  • Many thanks!

    – byronbackyard

  • Phillip Weyers
    Phillip Weyersabout 4 years ago

    A stunning creature none the less.

  • Indeed, very cute!

    – byronbackyard

  • Rosemaree
    Rosemareeabout 4 years ago

    Wonderful capture.

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