The Scared Parrot Body Language Signs

Photo by Dave Location: Centralia, WA Birds: African Grey Parrots "Bean" and "Cressi" While hanging out in Washington state we decided to introduce our African Grey Cressi to my brother in law's rescue African Grey named Bean. I don't know Bean well at all, I've never worked with him and my visits have all been short and sweet so I've spent a...
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African Grey Parrot or Monkey?

Photo by Jamieleigh Location: Cruise Ship Hanging from Me: Congo African Grey "Cressi" Yes, my African Grey parrot could pretty much pass for a monkey the way she plays on me. She hangs from anything she can grasp; clothes, hair, hands, shoes, anything. And I don't mind - most of the time - as it's hilarious and entertaining for me to watch her...
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Talking Parrot

In the video you will first hear my Congo African Grey say, "Cressi!" which is her name. She is mimicking a man's voice though, not mine. The loud whistling that follows is also her (she is the best whistler of the current flock). But then she stopped... because she and Bondi (the galah pacing on the bottom of the cage) saw me and my not so snea...
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Spoiling Your Parrot

Photo by Jamieleigh Location: Sagle, Idaho Eating: Deviled Eggs Normally I only let my parrots eat the white part of eggs but I decided since it was Thanksgiving, it would be a good excuse to let them have the yoke! So, my African Grey parrot "Cressi" got spoiled over Thanksgiving and I let her dive into the deviled eggs I made this year. Ne...
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African Grey Parrots Aren't Cuddly!

Photo by Jamieleigh Location: Sandpoint, Idaho Cuddler: Congo African Grey "Cressi" I can’t even begin to list the numerous amounts of websites I have come across stating that African grey parrots are NOT cuddly; example (and mostly found in the social advice-giving settings and not from professionals). Kooky Congos writes some good stuff on ...
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