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African Grey There are three sub specie of the African Grey Parrot: Cameroon, Congo (CAG) and Timneh (TAG). 
Not everyone feels that the Cameroon African Grey is a sub specie; depends on who you talk to. 

Lifespan:  40-60 years.
Size:  11-14 inches
Weight:  The Congo weighs between 380 and 554 grams.  The Timneh weighs between 300 and 360 grams. 
Noise Level:  Low to Moderate. 
Speaking Ability:  Excellent
Demanding and/or Destructive:  Moderate
Temperament:  African Greys are friendly birds that can be shy.  They are also entertaining.   
Requirements:  African Greys require a cage that has plenty of room for them to stretch their wings and play.  They also require lots of foraging toys and wood to chew on.  They are smart birds that enjoy family interaction as well as puzzles, clicker training, etc. 

African Grey Books and Video Tapes from Avian Publ

 

Congo (Red Tailed) African Grey by Toews Parrot Place

The Congo has a red tail and black beak.  They have a lighter grey coloring throughout their body.  They also have powder down.

Timneh (Maroon Tailed) African Grey  by Toews Parrot Place

The Timneh has a maroon tail and a flesh colored beak.  They also have a darker grey on their body.  They have very little to no powder down.

 

Breeders of African Greys in Canada

British Columbia

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Petite Paws
Christina & Rob Ham & Family
Cobble Hill, B.C.
email
African Greys
Ponytail Joes
B.C. 
Fax: (250) 767-9452
e-mail me  
Congo Greys
   
          

Alberta

Barb's Baby Birds
Keith and Barbara McNeely
Lethbridge Alberta
e-mail me
Congo & Timneh Greys
Look Who's Talking Aviaries
Todd McClean
Drayton Valley, Alberta
(780) 542-4822
e-mail me
Congo African Greys
 
Debbie Jensen
Cardston  
(403)653-2486
e-mail me
African Greys
Nancy Stannard
Edmonton, Alberta
e-mail me
Congo African Greys
   
 
 

Saskatchewan

   
         

Manitoba

Beth & Dave Balanduk
Winnipeg, MB.
(204) 832-2239
Email
Congo African Grey  
Toews Parrot Place
Mike & Gwen Toews
P.O. Box 208   
Rosenort, MB.  R0G 1W0
(204) 746-8919
e-mail us
Timneh African Grey
   
         

Ontario

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2thezoo Aviary
Carrie-Anne Griffiths
Barrie, Ontario
email us
Congo and Timneh African Greys
Susan Mazda
Oshawa, Ontario
(905) 743-0413
email
African Greys: Congo & Timneh 
 
Anees
Toronto, Ont.
email
Congo African Grey
Milkwood Aviaries
Carole and Rob Court
Mount Albert, Ontario   LOG 1MO
for a faster and more detailed response please call 905-473-1735
Cell: 905-868-0800
email
African Greys: Congo & Timneh
 
Birds R Us
Leonard Rooplall
Brampton, Ontario     L6V 4S5
Canada
Phone: (905) 654-2931
e-mail me
African Grey
Mysterious Ways Aviaries
Paule Bailey
North Lancaster, Ontario
(613)347-1107
e-mail me
Congo 
 
 
Bosko's Birds Aviary
Milton ontario 
(905) 875-4144
email
African Greys
Northern Exotics Aviaries
Toronto, ON.
(647)710-6900
email
Congo African Greys
C & C Farms Aviary
Dennis & Meira
Windsor, Ont.
email
Cameroon Greys
Northern Paradise Aviary
Huntsville, Ontario
email us
Congo African Greys
Exotic Wings & Pet Things
Mark or Lisa
St. Clements, Ontario
(519)699-5656 Phone
(519)699-5644 Fax
1-888-276-0031
e-mail me
Congo, Timneh & Cameroon African Greys
PARROT FARM
Debbie Kinloch and Mike Csorbay
York, Ontario
(905)772-3101
e-mail me
Congo African Greys

LEG BAND CODE PF

Feathered Friends Aviary
Judy Swartman, Burlington 
Susan Chandler, St. Catharines
(905) 980-0909
Email us
Congo African Grey 
Parrots And Poodles Pet Palace
Walter and Linda
236 Tamarack Street
Timmins Ontario
705-360-9099
email
African Grey
FOR THE LOVE OF PARROTS
Connie Johnson
Douglas, Ontario
Ph. ( 619) 649-2730
e-mail me
Congo Greys
 
Leg Band # FLOP
Parrots Only Aviary
Didi Giving/ Mark Derewianko
P.O. Box 58
Kenora, Ontario   P9N 3X1 
email
Congo Greys
Great Parrots
Walter
Ontario
(519) 236-4571
E-mail me
Congo Greys
Precious Parrots
Ontario
(705) 431-2879
email
Congo Greys
GTA Aviary
Tom
Brampton, Ontario
(416) 803-8808
email
Congo Greys
Sunset Aviaries
Shirley Usher
Ottawa, Ontario
(613)832-2689
e-mail 
African Greys
Heavenly Wing Aviary
Barbara
Mississauga, Ontario
e-mail me
Timneh Greys

Leg Band Code HWA

Trudgen Aviaries
Jean Trudgen
Southwestern Ontario
e-mail me
(519) 674-3759
Greys
 
Jacquie's Birds a Joy
Jacquie Blackburn
(416) 282-5997
e-mail me
Timneh Greys
 
Twin Peaks Aviary
Suzanne Rochon
Ottawa, Ontario
e-mail me
Congo & Timneh Greys
 
Just Parrots
Mark & Sara Rykers
Fort Erie, Ont.
(905) 382-5555
email
African Greys: Congo & Timneh
 
Wanderingwings Aviary
Catharina Jarvie
Burlington, Ontario
e-mail me
Congo & Timneh Greys
Lorwill Aviaries
Willard and Lorraine Shantz
Barrie, Ontario
ph. (705) 726-5694

email us
Congo African Greys
Windsong Aviary and Miniature Poodles
Susan Newman
Perth County, Ontario
email me
Congo African Grey
   
        

Quebec

Boileau's Beautiful Birds
Gail & Cluade
Gatineau, Quebec
(819) 684-1601
email us
Congo & Timneh African Greys
Oisellerie Domingo
Eric Plouffe
Bedford, Quebec
(450)
248-0788
email
Congo Grey
KAP Aviary 
Montreal, Quebec
email
Congo Greys
Oisellerie Fortin & Savard
Chicoutimi, Quebec
(418) 673-7051
e-mail me
Congo Greys
Monique Mignelli
Repentigny, Quebec
(450) 585-5700
(514) 830-8622
email me
Congo Greys
Oisellerie PLB
Drummondville, Quebec   J2B 0H8
Ph. (819) 850-4276
email
Congo African Grey
 
Tropinor 
Jack Fasoli
Saint Eustache , Quebec
Tel: (450) 473-9157
Fax: (450) 473- 3711
e-mail
Congo Greys
   
    

New Brunswick

Birds of Paradise Aviary
Gail Nelson Scovil
Sussex, New Brunswick
(506) 433-3103
e-mail me
Congo Greys
 
Canadian Aviary
Nancy Morton
Shediac NB
E4P1L3
(506) 871-5049
email
Congo & Timneh Greys
 
Parrot Timers
Dawn Chaisson
235 Delano Ave Miramichi
New Brunswick
E1V 2Y2
email me
Congo Greys
   

Nova Scotia

           
           

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