African Grey Timneh Parrots for Sale. Our babies raised with a lot of love and attention are very sweet and tame. Looking for an African Grey Timneh Parrots for Sale, then you have come to the right place with over 5 to 9 months babies available. They can make outstanding companions, and they are incredibly social. The decision to add a Timneh African Grey Parrot to the family should not be taken lightly. They require lots of training and consistent love and interaction. It is a life-long commitment, but one that can be extremely rewarding.
They are marvelously tame and has an incredibly clear vocabulary. Simply flawless in every way! A strikingly beautiful bird both inside and out. Hand fed very sweet and tame Timneh African Grey, this species is known for their great ability to talk and mimic sounds. These species are a multi-person family bird companion.
We feed our Timneh African Grey Parrot a variety of fruits and vegetables, such as sweet potatoes, fresh kale, broccoli, carrots, apples, and peppers. All fruits and vegetables must be thoroughly washed to remove any harmful chemicals before being fed to the bird. We also feed a variety of Uccello seeds, pellets, and nuts. Feeding pet birds the right foods is important for their health.
The Timneh African Grey Parrot (Psittacus erithacus timneh) is the smaller of the African Grey Parrot species at approximately 10 inches (26 centimeters) in length and weighing approximately 10.5 ounces (300 grams).
Timneh African Grey Parrot is darker grey with a maroon tail.
The Timneh African Grey Parrot is a darker grey with a maroon tail.
Timneh African Grey Parrots are a dark charcoal gray with a pinkish or horn-colored upper mandible (beak) and a dark maroon colored tail. If you look closely, you will see a beautiful scallop type pattern on the tips of their feathers.
The origins of Timnehs are concentrated in the western coastal regions of Guinea, Ghana, and the Ivory Coast of Africa.
Timneh African Grey Parrots begin to talk at approximately six months to a year. It is believed that they talk sooner than Congo African Greys because Timneh African Grey Parrots mature quicker. Timneh African Grey Parrots are great talkers and can have an extensive vocabulary of hundreds of words. They mimic many voices and sounds. Unlike the Congo, their voices are not an exact replica of the person’s voice they are copying. Timneh African Grey Parrots have their special little voice—I like to refer to it as a “munchkin” voice as it is so cute. And yes, they do talk in context!
Some people believe the Timneh African Grey Parrot is the calmer and more flexible of the subspecies. Feather plucking does not seem to be as much of an issue with these little guys as it is with CAGs—although it does still happen.
The Timneh African Grey is more apt to continue playing with their toys and talking when other people besides family are around.