This Beautiful Parrot May Be the World’s Smartest Bird

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The red-sided eclectus parrot is native to the island of New Guinea and is considered to be one of the most intelligent birds in the world.

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Males sport a predominantly green coat of feathers while females have mostly red plumage, and until the 20th century, males and females were thought to be different species.


This parrot’s beautiful colors and impressive talking skills make it a highly desirable animal in the pet trade.

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Large populations of this parrot remain, and they are sometimes considered pests for eating fruit off trees.

SOURCEGreat Big Story
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