african greys are sexually mature anywhere between 4-7 years of age, it varies. But they can exhibit sexual behavior much earlier as lct has mentioned. African grey parrots are among the most familiar of all parrots. Originating from central africa, many african cities now have feral populations. The timneh grey parrot is localized to the ivory coast and sierra leone. Habitats for grey parrots include savannahs, coastal mangroves, woodland and edges of forest clearings. African greys are listed under convention on international trade in. African grey parrots have the reputation as being the best talkers of the parrot kingdom. They have an uncanny ability to not only mimic speech, but mimic it in a voice that sounds quite human. They also imitate sounds with incredible accuracy, from dripping faucets to construction equipment. most domestically raised - as opposed to wild-caught - african greys hit sexual maturity anywhere from 4-5 years old. Wild and wild-caught greys mature later, around 6-7 years of age. Youll have a pretty good idea of it when it happens -- they turn into little teenagers for a while first, as far as their behavior is concerned. It may be helpful to know the sex of your parrot if you intend to breed, or if youre introducing another bird and want to prevent breeding.