African grey parrot (Psittacus erithacus)
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The United States, along with Angola, Chad, the European Union, Gabon, Guinea, Nigeria, Senegal, and Togo submitted a proposal seeking to transfer the African Grey Parrot from Appendix II to Appendix I
Date 28 June 2015, 09:16
Source Psittacus erithacus
Author U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Headquarters
The African grey parrot (Psittacus erithacus) is an Old World parrot in the family Psittacidae. The African grey parrot is native to equatorial Africa, including Angola, Cameroon, Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, and Uganda. The African grey parrot is a medium-sized, predominantly grey, black-billed parrot.