As its name indicates, the African grey is a mottled grey colored, medium-sized parrot. It has a large black bill and white mask enclosing a yellow eye, and has a striking red vent and tail . Females have a pale gray crown with dark gray edges, a gray body, and scarlet tail feathers. The male looks similar to the female, but becomes darker with age.
Approximately 33 cm (13.2 in.)
Approximately 400 g (14 oz.)
Includes fruit, seeds, buds, nectar, and pollen; occasionally insects or other meat will be eaten
2 to 4 eggs
4 to 7 years