African Grey Congo Parrots are most famously known for their high intelligence and fantastic talking ability. but they are so much more. They can make outstanding companions and they are extremely social. The decision to add an African Grey to the family should not be taken lightly. They require lots of training and consistent love and interaction. It is a life-long commitment but one that can be extremely rewarding. Congo Greys are large with a light grey face, and bright red tail.