Parrots are all native to Africa. This group is characterized
by colorful plumage, playful personalities, and relatively
quiet voices. They can be quite talented mimics and some individuals
have quite large vocabularies.
young bird is a Jardine Parrot (Poicephalus gulielmi). This intelligent
species is delightful as a pet. When mature, the forehead is
a beautiful orange-red coloration as are the thighs and wing
epaulets. We have bred this species to the third generation.
little Meyer's Parrot (Poicephalus meyeri)
is another species that becomes more beautiful as it matures.
Most subspecies develop yellow coloration on the forehead when
wonderful pet is a Senegal Parrot (Poicephalus senegalus)! This
small parrot has a huge personality. Its small size and quiet
voice make this the perfect pet for someone who doesn't have
the space fora larger species and who prefers a quiet bird. Although
Senegals are quiet, they are excellent mimics and can learn to
talk exceedingly well.
bred by AVES INTERNATIONAL:
hyperlinks for species profile
Parrot (Poicephalus gulielmi)
at Aves International- please read if considering a Jardine
Parrot (Poicephalus meyeri)
Parrot (Poicephalus senegalus)
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