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African Grey parrot Alternate name
Psittacus erithacus Scientific name 
Psittaciformes Order
Psittacidae Family   
33 cm Length
Tropical moist & swamp forest, also mangroves, dryer forest, savanna, plantations & rural gardens, up to 2.200m in:-  Angola, Benin, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Democratic Rep. of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, , Gabon, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, [Gulf of Guinea Islands:- Bioko, Principe, Sao Tome,] C?/font>te d'Ivoire, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo & Uganda.[Introduced into:- Lesser Antilles, Martinique & Windward Islands,] Habitat-Altitude-Range
2 - 3 White eggs, incubation 21 - 30 days, fledging 80 days. Clutch
Fruitt, seed and nuts. Food  
gregarious.A very clever bird. Habits
1494 World Number
Near Threatened Status

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Picrure is of a Congo African Grey parrot ( Psittacus erithacus erithacus )

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