Keith is our loving sweet friendly 8 year old African Grey Parrot
Unfortunately we will be emigrating soon and it is too stressful to take him with us.
The most important thing for us, and him, is he must go to a good caring home where he will receive the same level of attention we have bestowed on him for the last 4 years. Preferably someone with experience of these birds as they do need a lot of care and attention.
He talks a lot, has over 100 word vocabulary, sings songs and whistles tunes, he will pick new things up from you quite easily. He comes out of the cage and walks around the house, will fly to you when beckoned and loves to sit on the back of the sofa, just a perfect companion. We also have a small dog which he quietly gets on with.
He has an ID ring on his foot from birth.
Large cage, toys, food and carry cage included with sale.
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