Understanding the mind of your grey and other parrots

The African grey parrot is a medium-sized, predominantly grey, black-billed parrot. Their average weight is 400 grams (0.88 lb), with an average length of 33 centimetres (13 in) and an average wingspan of 46–52 cm. The Congo subspecies is a lighter grey, with darker grey over the head and both wings, while the head and body feathers have a slight white edge to them. The tail feathers are red. The Timneh subspecies is a darker gray and has a dark maroon colored tail as well as having a portion of their beak being light pink in color.
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Re: Understanding the mind of your grey and other parrots

Postby jounderw » Fri Oct 08, 2010 3:37 pm

"Greys resort to biting when they are frightened and afraid or if they felt they
cannot communicate anymore of their wishes and preferences." Our African Grey is extremely smart but only likes me and no one else. He will bite anyone that is not me and as he has gotten older it has gotten much much worse. I rarely can take him out of his cage anymore for fear that he will bite me as well. It makes me very sad.

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