The Cape parrot also called the Grey headed parrot is the largest type of Poicephalus. The Cape Parrots are from southern parts of Africa including the countries of Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, Angola, Zaire, and Tanzania. These lovely birds are not a well known species in the United States. When they are Babies they have a beak that looks too large for their head, and makes them like they are smiling. The Cape parrot noise level is considered to be moderate and are excellent talkers and may learn to learn to say a great number of words and phrases. If you live in an apartment, condo or don’t want a loud bird this might be the bird for you. Along with a great talking ability like an African grey they love to cuddle like a cockatoo. Cape parrots love
playing with toys. So make sure you keep them entertained with toys. When thinking about getting a new bird keep in mind what size cage is needed to house the bird, and if you have enough space in your home for the cage. A Cape parrot should be kept in a cage at least 32” wide x 23” deep x 60” tall, and bigger is always better. If you have any questions about breeding or having a Cape parrot as a pet, we will be happy to help you get your questions answer.