Welcome to Oscar's Nest
A Web Site Dedicated to Oscar - a 22-year-old Congo African Great Parrot
• 22-year-old Congo African Grey Parrot
• Born in 1998 in South Easton, MA USA
• His current vocabulary is approximately 200 words and phrases
• His diet consists of Zupreem Brand pellets, fruits, nuts, vegetables
Congo African Greys (often abbreviated as "CAG"),
are extremely good at mimicking all kinds of sounds.
Oscar is Acrobatic!
African Greys use their beak as an extra hand for climbing
Most parrots have tongues and they are almost all capable of tasting sweetness, savoriness and sourness.
Congo African Grey Parrots
» CAGs live deep in the tropical rain forests of Africa.
» They are the most intelligent bird species on earth.
» They're monogamous, choosing a mate for life.
» Greys can thrive in captivity as long as they are cared for and included in all family household activities.
» Captive Greys tend to "mate" with their caregiver
» Mated Greys show their love in many ways, including by regurgitating food for their mate
Talking and Sound Imitation
Like most African Grey parrots, Oscar started talking
at about 14 months (a little earlier than average)
Oscar's current vocabulary consists of approximately
150 to 200 words and phrases.