Bookmark and Share
Your E-mail:
How would you rate your pet bird’s behavior, 1 being most easygoing and cooperative and 5 being most unpredictable or unruly.

« Select another bird species

Uncape Parrot birds

Uncape Parrot Bird Species
Uncape Parrot Stats
Scientific Name:  Poicephalus fuscicollis suahelicus
Size:  13.5 inches
Native Region:  Poicephalus fuscicollis suahelicus
Life Expectancy:  40 years
Noise Level:  Moderate
Talk/Trick Ability:  Excellent



How to train your bird bird health
Bird Cages and Accessories What is my bird doing?


"Mac's Spinner Sticks Natural Bird Toy (8.5"" Length)"
Regular Price: $5.99
Uncape Parrot Species Profile
Traits:  Grey-headed parrots are sometimes known as Cape parrots, unCape parrots and brown-necked parrots. The grey-headed parrot is a subspecies of the brown-necked parrot, Poicephalus fuscicollis (it is generally believed by experts that the brown-necked parrot is not found in U.S. aviculture). The grey-headed parrot is the largest Poicephalus parrot.

The grey-headed parrots' intelligence and vocal ability has been compared to that of the African grey parrots. The grey-headed parrot has a light silvery colored head and its bib is less pronounced than the brown-necked parrot. Grey-headed parrots are extremely intelligent birds that can learn to speak very well. Although their large, powerful beaks are capable of cracking any nut, those who own grey-headed parrots as a pet note that they very rarely bite and are great companion pet birds.

Behavior/Health Concerns:  Grey-headed parrots are quite large, and needed large living spaces and plenty of opportunity for exercise. Grey-headed parrots need plenty of bird-safe toys and materials to keep them entertained.

Expert Advice
"[Grey-headed parrots] are an almost unknown species of parrot, often called 'Gentle Giants' — smart as an African grey and cuddly as a cockatoo."

Craig Harris (www.capeparrot.org)
Top Products
d
BirdChannel Home | Bird Breeders | Bird Species | Related Links | BirdChannel Editors and Contributors
DOGS | CATS | FISH | HORSE | REPTILE | SMALL ANIMALS | HOBBY FARMS
                       | Birds USA |  
Disclaimer: The posts and threads recorded in our message boards do not reflect the opinions of nor are endorsed by I-5 Publishing, LLC nor any of its employees. We are not responsible for the content of these posts and threads.
Copyright ©  I-5 Publishing, LLC. All rights reserved.
Our Privacy Policy has changed. Your California Privacy Right/Privacy Policy
Advertise With Us  |  SiteMap  |  Contact Us  |  Terms of Use  |  Community Guidelines | Bird eClub Terms
BirdChannel Newsletter Signup | Link to Us | About Us | More Great I-5 Sites
Gold Standard

*Content generated by our loyal visitors, which includes comments and club postings, is free of constraints from our editors’ red pens, and therefore not governed by I-5 Publishing, LLC’s Gold Standard Quality Content, but instead allowed to follow the free form expression necessary for quick, inspired and spontaneous communication.



Hi my name's 
Mr. Finnegan


Visit the Photo Gallery to
cast your vote!
Information on over 200 critter species