Ghana’s grey parrots in danger

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This video says about itself:

African Grey Parrots in the Wild

23 June 2008

Grey Parrots (Psittacus erythacus) foraging and flying in Cameroon, Africa.

From BirdLife:

Ghana’s Grey Parrot population may soon cease to exist

By Kariuki Ndang’ang’a, Mon, 11/01/2016 – 08:08

In the last two decades Ghana has lost 90-99% of its Grey Parrot (Psittacus erithacus) population. This is according to a recently published study by a team of researchers from Ghana and the United Kingdom associated to Manchester Metropolitan University and BirdLife International.

The population decline of the Grey Parrot, a heavily traded bird species, is evidenced by among others, the near-total loss of the major roosts known in 1992. Further evidence indicates an almost a ten-fold reduction in bird encounter rates observed in the 1990s compared to 2014, as well as the perceptions of 96% of the almost a thousand residents that…

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