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Timneh grey

Common Name:
The Timneh African Grey (Psittacus erithacus timneh) being the smaller of the two species of African Grey Parrots .

Gracie courtesy of Mike & Katrin

Size and description:
30 cm (12 ins) Overall, as erithacus, but grey generally darker; breast and abdomen lighter; under tail-coverts tinged with red; tail feathers dark red-brown; upper mandible pink-horn colour with blackish sides; smaller than their Congo cousin and weighing approximately 350 grams, depending on the frame of the individual bird.

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