African Grey Parrots Are Truly Amazing!
At BirdTricks.com, we are proud to be able to present you with all the information you need regarding the Congo & the Timneh African Grey Parrots. Whether you are interested in specific talents or behavior problems certain species tend to exhibit we’ll give you everything you need to train your African Grey and build a lasting bond.
The African Grey Parrot has been donned with two nicknames. The first is “The perfect mix of brains and beauty,” and the second one is “The Cadillac of Parrots.” One reason African Grey Parrots have these nicknames is because of their ability to talk. They far exceed the talking capabilities of other parrots.
Speaking words is not the only talent of the this amazing parrot. They are also known for being able to imitate things like phones, microwave ovens, answering machines, other birds, and chain saws.
African Grey’s Intelligence:
African Grey Parrots are so intelligent and observant that they often notice everything that goes on in the house. They study every movement and reaction, plus they know how to get their owner’s attention whenever they want it. They are even capable of cause-and-effect thinking. Because these bird are so intelligent it’s important to keep them stimulated while you’re away. Natural parrot toys are a great way to accomplish that.
For example, many African Greys observe their owners running to the phone whenever it rings or to the microwave whenever it beeps. Then, they learn to mimic those sounds in order to make their owners run to them.
The most incredible aspect of African Grey Parrot is how they bond with humans. They can interact so completely that many people end up relating to them as if they are human. They are, however, still wild animals and it is important to be careful as you grow with them and train them to be good members of your family.
Training African Grey Parrots:
Due to their wild nature still being intact, however, many African Greys are called nervous and fearful. This is especially true when they are near unfamiliar objects. We have put a lot of time, effort, and research into making our now popular Taming and Training Video designed especially for those with African Greys.
You can help your Pet Parrot make amazing changes quickly and easily by watching this training video and then working one on one with your African grey. To discover new and interesting things about your African Greys, please join us at our website called Bird Tricks to learn more amazing training tips and tricks.
Congo African Grey:
The CAG as they are lovingly referred to is one of the sub species of the African Grey Parrots. The Congo’s are highly susceptible to developing bad behaviors and it’s very important you stop these when they start. Some of the common problems you might run into are:
- Feather Plucking
All of these are very possible to overcome. For more information on the CAG and some really cool videos of our Congo flying free in the sky check out the rest of our
Congo Agrican Grey pages.
Timneh African Grey:
The lesser common of the African Grey Parrot sub-species the Timneh, is often considered the more nervous of the two. Typically they require a considerable amount of attention and can develop some behavior issues if that attention is not provided to them. The TAG are excellent talkers most of the time and quick to learn.
They are very likely to love spending time in training sessions because they will have your full attention. Get more
Timneh Grey info on our other pages. Look no further for the best parrot training information out there on African Grey Parrots!