List of African Grey Parrot breeders with contact details. The African Grey Parrot is around 33 cm long, with predominantly grey plumage, darker wings, and a pale grey rump. The head and neck feathers have paler margins, giving that part of the body a scalloped appearance. The area around the eyes is whitish, and the short broad tail red or maroon. There are two subspecies: Congo and Timneh. In 2007 it reached Near Threatended status. (Wikipedia 2007).