Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Parrots, Macaws and Allies :: Gray Parrot

Gray Parrot Psittacus erithacus

Described by: Linnaeus (1758)
Alternate common name(s): Grey Parrot, African Grey Parrot, African Gray Parrot
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Kakamega Forest, Kenya - Nov 11, 2007 © Brennan Mulrooney  Kakamega Forest, Kenya - Nov 11, 2007 © Brennan Mulrooney 
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W. and c. Africa;
Two main populations;
(1) Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia to Ivory Coast. Isolated population in Guinea-Gissau and s. Mali.
Feral populations exist in many African cities.
(2) Se. Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Nigeria, s. Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Congo, Central African Republic, n. Zaire, Rwanda, Burundi and Uganda to w. Kenya, nw. Tanzania s. to sw. and ec. Zaire and n. Angola. Principe and Fernando Po Is.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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