Re: timneh african grey talking
Posted by chris on 8/19/09
On 6/25/09, Jen wrote:
> On 2/14/09, dan wrote:
>> I have a beautiful male timneh, who is almost 2 years old.
>> He is extremely bright, but hasn"t started talking except
>> for a few words here and there. Like all greys he whistles
>> up a storm. What can I do to promote talking, or should I
>> just let him develop.
> My timneh turned 2 on tuesday, and he just started talking
> about a month ago. We had to board him for a few days at a
> bird boarding facility and he came back saying all sorts of
> things that he had picked up from the other birds. Since
> them he has displayed a variety of words, in
> context......almost like the content was in his brain but it
> had not occured to him to try and make the sounds. Perhaps
> you can help your bird by allowing it to spend time with
> birds already talking? Good luck.