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The Intelligence of Birds

By Diane Burroughs Did you know that Parrots have been found to be as smart as a 4 to 5 year old child?  Pioneering research from Dr. Irene Pepperberg at Brandeis University and researchers at the Universities of Vienna and Oxford have shown astounding evidence about the intelligence of birds, specifically parrots. Dr Pepperberg has […]

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Train Your Parrot to Talk

Teach Your Parrot to Say Gobble!

Do you want to teach your parrot to say “Gobble, Gobble this Thanksgiving? It would be so fun if your parrot “gobbles” for the guests. Some of the best talking parrots are African Grey Parrots, Amazon Parrots, Eclectus Parrots, Indian Ring Necks, Quaker Parrots, some Macaw’s and American Parakeets! Birds learn words that they hear […]

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Train Your Parrot to Talk

How Parrots Learn to Talk

Have you ever wondered how parrots learn to talk? Read on Genetics Could Explain Parrots Ability To Talk (via redOrbit) redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online Scientists say they have put together a more complete string of genetic letters that may control how well parrots learn to imitate their owners and other noises. […]

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Bird Tricks & Treats

Birds can trick or treat, too! Learn how to use bird treats to teach bird tricks.

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Alex & Me: Musings About Parrot Intelligence

One of my latest reads, ALEX & ME, was over-whelming in terms of my enthusiasm for animal parrot research but it is  also a love story.  I imagine that if you love parrots, you’ve heard of Alex, the African Grey Parrot.  Dr. Pepperburg has painstakingly devoted her entire life to show the world that animals […]

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