Re: Annoying high piched sound
Posted by Sandie Parker on 9/29/08
> Ouch, responding as suggested above will reinforce the
> You want to redirect not reinforce
> If you can open the cage door when the bird is quiet & calm
> that is best.
> But if the frenzy has started & you feel you must do something
> try to redirect
> When the bird makes the "bad" sound reply with a "good" sound.
> This works wonders with Grays
> I like "woohoo" as a contact call. (good sound)
ooops sorry about the previous empty post.
Karen, thank you. I like the woo hoo Keeta does do a whistle of
woohoo when he wants our attention, he also rings the cell
phone. As I said smart bird.
I had him out on perch with me in the den here when hubby got
home, and for some reason, not a peeo. Jim had him step up,
Keeta flew on his finger, Jim talked to him for a minute put him
back on his perch and not a bad sound came out. I will try what