African Grey Parrot

By: Hailey Williams

Habitat

They are found throughout the lowland rainforests in western and central Africa. They prefer rainforests, they have also been seen on forest edges and alongside streams or rivers and in gardens.

Color Patterns

On their back they are a medium grey but on the underside they are a light grey. There tail feathers are a bright red.

Typical Traits

The males females and chicks all have the same grey coloration. They are monomorphic.

Unusual Behavior

They don't really have any unusual behaviors other than they are as smart as a three to six year old child.

Adaptations

They have very strong toes to help grip onto the trees in the rainforest. They have extreme vocalizing so they can communicate to others easier. Their strong curved beak helps them hold onto things and sometimes used to climb.