What the heck are Poicephalus parrots anyway? Check out the videos on (almost) all of them.

What the heck are Poicephalus parrots anyway? Check out the videos on (almost) all of them.

In answering a question in this week’s Birdie Brunch about a Meyers parrot I thought we would look at the entire species of Poicephalus parrots

This includes Senegal Parrots, Meyer’sParrots, Jardine’s Parrots, Rueppell’s Parrots, Red-bellied Parrots, Yellow-faced Parrots, Brown-headed Parrots, Niam Niam Parrots and Cape Parrots

The African Brown Headed Parrot
Mali (cape parrot) chattering and being cute!
Baby Jardine’s parrot playing on back
Meyer’s Parrot Talking
Niam Niam (Poicephelus) parrot (no video – sorry)
Priam Psittaculture Centre
Red-bellied Parrots (Poicephalus rufiventris) priam.com.au
Baby Ruppells parrot, eating half a grape
Senegal Parrot – Squishy in backyard talking
Not to be confused with a DYH
or Yellow front Amazon parrot from South America
produced by mitch rezman
approved by catherine tobsing
approved by nora caterino
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Mitch Rezman

He's handled a 1000 birds of numerous species when they visited monthly birdie brunches in the old Portage Park (Chicago, IL) facility. The one with the parrot playground. Mitch has written and published more than 1100 articles on captive bird care. He's met with the majority of  CEO's and business owners for most brands in the pet bird space and does so on a regular basis. He also constantly interacts with avian veterinarians and influencers globally.

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