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Rescue Group: St. Louis Avian Rescue (STAR)
|Breed:||Poicephalus (including Senegal and Meyer's)||Color:||Unknown||Age:||Adult|
Richard is a Pied Senegal Parrot. He is quite tame. He is a member of a group of African parrots known as Poicephalus. These birds are renowned for being “quieter” parrots. No parrot is completely quiet. However, Senegals make great pets for people living in an apartment or condo.
Richard's foster family has noticed something that a prospective adopter should be aware of: Richard seems to dislike dogs. A family without a dog would probably be preferable. Or, the dog would need to be kept completely separate from him.
If you are looking for a companion parrot, Richard would love to meet you. He is playful and loves attention. He is never happier than when he is on your shoulder.
Richard's approximate hatch date is 2001, and his adoption donation is $225.
For information on some of the characteristics of this bird, see this Species Profile page: http://www.staravian.org/species_profiles_cont.html#Senegal