Top 7 Bird Species with Impressive Intelligence

By: Anushka Jha

 Ravens exhibit extraordinary problem-solving skills, capable of complex tasks like using tools and even understanding cause and effect relationships.  


 Parrots are famed for their ability to mimic sounds and words, but they also showcase impressive cognitive abilities, including problem-solving and social interactions.  


Crows are highly adaptable birds known for their intelligence. They can solve puzzles, use tools, and even recognize individual human faces.  


African Grey Parrots are famous for their exceptional cognitive abilities. They can understand and even use human language in meaningful ways.  

African Grey Parrots  

 New Caledonian Crows are among the few non-human animals capable of using tools. Their problem-solving skills are on par with some primates, showcasing their remarkable intelligence.  

New Caledonian Crows  

Kea, the world's only alpine parrot, is known for its curiosity and problem-solving skills. They have been observed using tools and even playing with objects for entertainment.  


Eurasian Jays are adept at strategic thinking, demonstrating impressive memory and planning abilities. They cache food and can remember thousands of locations to retrieve it later.  

Eurasian Jays  

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