scientific name:Psittacus erithacus
length: 2-4 inches
quantity: 7 tail
central African rainforest
1. budgerigar (parakeet)
6. african grey
7. umbrella cockatoo
9. amazon parrot
*african grey parrots are known as one of the most intelligent species of bird.
in recent years, much research has been done on the mental capacity of african G=grey parrots by scientists around the world. the most famous instance of this is the work that Dr. Irene Pepperberg conducted with her famous african grey, Alex.
using Alex and other African Greys in research trials focusing on communication, she was able to show that not only can african grey parrots learn an incredible amount of human
words, they can learn to use them in context to communicate with their owners.
it has been said that these impressive birds have the mental and emotional capacities of a 5 year old human child.
Central African Rainforest