On 9/15/06, Kitty.J wrote:
> On 9/13/06, sebastian wrote:
>> On 9/09/06, averie wrote:
>>> What first time words can I teach my budgie that are
>>> pretty easy to learn? I was talking to him when he was on
>>> my hand and he made a clicking noise. What does that mean?
>>> He seems very smart!
>>> Thank you!
>> well.... i read somewhere(don't remember where) that words
>> with the "K" and "T" sounds are really easy for budgies 2
>> learn. like.....Cutie. sure its not spelled with a K but it
>> still has the sound
> Yes K's are really easy for birds to pronounce. All my
> talkable birds learned the main man of the show, aka Kiki.
> lol. Kiki was my first budgie and they all learned form Kiki
> himself how to say Kiki... lol. Learning M's I believe is
> really hard for budgies and smaller birds. My starling tries
> saying "yummy yummy" but cannot say the M part and makes
> a "ooomfy" sound whenever I say Yummy yummy (each time I give
> him mealworms I say it) and he says "oomfy" or "Whaaaaaat?"
> lol. I say, try teaching your bird what you want him/her to
> learn, never actually teach your bird something that you will
> not keep saying throughout his/her life or the bird will sieze
> to say it anymore. Good luck.
Thanks and your budgies sound cute!!!