Grey parrot

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Grey parrot
CITES Appendix I (CITES)[2]
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Psittaciformes
Family: Psittacidae
Genus: Psittacus
P. erithacus
Binomial name
Psittacus erithacus

Psittacus cinereus Gmelin, 1788

The grey parrot is Psittacus erithacus.

It is also known as the Congo grey parrot, Congo African grey parrot or African grey parrot. It is an Old World parrot in the family Psittacidae.

The Timneh parrot (Psittacus timneh) was a type of the grey parrot, but is now a full species.

References[change | change source]

  1. BirdLife International (2018). "Psittacus erithacus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2018: e.T22724813A129879439. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2018-2.RLTS.T22724813A129879439.en. Retrieved 12 November 2021.
  2. "Appendices | CITES". Retrieved 2022-01-14.