Tag Archives | African Grey Parrots

Smiling Smokey is in great feather due to love & a great diet

About Smokey – Our African Grey Parrot

By Diane Burroughs I can’t say that Smokey chose me, as he was a featherless baby African Grey Parrot at Birds of Paradise in Wichita, KS when we met. I was sort of interning at this great bird store and Nancy was graciously my mentor. I wanted to learn about running an online bird store […]

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Alex the Parrot knew colors, size, matter and more

Insight into the African Grey Parrot Intellect

by Phil Samuelson, Guest Blogger Back in the early 1990s when I was an editor on a popular national bird magazine, I attended the American Federation of Aviculture annual convention in San Diego. One of the lectures I was looking forward to was about keeping and breeding African grey parrots, a species I had kept […]

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The African Grey Parrot Gift for Gab

By Phillip Samuelson The African grey parrot has the reputation for being the world’s greatest talking parrot. I consider this an accurate claim to fame, but having spent time around a number of greys, both pets and aviary birds, I’ve developed a fascination for this species that extends well beyond its speaking ability. These birds […]

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