Are African grey parrots illegal in the UK?

Are African grey parrots illegal in the UK?

Description Faiz Ahmed sits at a desk, oblivious, as he turns to a team of undercover BBC News journalists.Are African grey parrots illegal in the UK? He’s busy with his business of importing and selling birds. It’s a popular line of trade in Bangladesh, where he’s based, particularly among people with connections and money to invest. The conversation had started over the purchase of legal captive-bred parrots, but turned to a particular species, the African grey. It is illegal under international law to sell wild-caught African greys, which are endangered and on the International Union for the Conservation of Nature Red List. However, Faiz calmly told us how he could… Read More

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How much does a African GREY parrot cost UK?

How much does a African GREY parrot cost UK?

Buying a parrot – parrot cost and set up As a rough guide, we estimate you’ll need around £1411.00 to buy an African Grey Parrot and all the basic supplies and equipment. This would include a decent size cage, which is one of the biggest expenses, after the parrot.How much does a African GREY parrot cost UK? Naturally, if you’re buying a smaller bird, the costs will be cheaper. They’ll also be ongoing costs you’ll need to meet to give it a happy home. How much is a parrot? For the popular African Grey, it’ll cost you around around £876.00. Parrot prices can vary depending on the age and health… Read More

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Can you buy an African GREY parrot in the UK?

Can you buy an African GREY parrot in the UK?

Can You Have A Pet Parrot in The UK? Parrots are one of the most popular pets in the UK.However, the legal challenges that future owners face can be confusing. The rules also vary depending on where you live. So, can you own a parrot in the UK without a license?Can you buy an African GREY parrot in the UK? Parrots are legal to own in the UK. You can buy common species without a license or paperwork, such as budgies and cockatiels. However, several parrot species are on the CITES list, such as the African grey. However, several parrot species are on the CITES list, such as the African… Read More

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