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Re: eclectus vs african grey

Posted by Randy on 8/06/08
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    On 8/04/08, conni wrote:
    > On 8/03/08, Randy wrote:
    >> On 8/02/08, conni warner wrote:
    >>> hi I am considering a parrot and I have been reading
    >>> everything I can. What would you recommend an eclectus or
    >>> an african grey? I want a talker but a parrot that will
    >>> bond with the family not just one person. Any advice??
    >>
    >> All parrots have the natural ability to bond with just one
    >> person. Usually, it's the owner's fault( not done on
    >> purpose) because not enough time is spent socializing the
    >> bird with all members of the family immediately after first
    >> getting the bird. That should be the #1 priority.
    >>
    >> As far as talking, some have the ability to talk more than
    >> other species but on the other hand, any bird you get isn't
    >> guaranteed to talk no matter what their reputation. These
    >> are some of the things that aren't put in books. So, talking
    >> shouldn't be high on the list when choosing a bird. All
    >> birds talk, some in human language but more so in parrotese
    >> language and after a while, the owner gets to know exactly
    >> what that bird is saying in parrotese. Human talking by a
    >> bird is just mimicing something...parrotese is the true form
    >> when the bird wants to get a message across.
    > Thanks for the response Do you have a preference between a
    > Grey and an Eclectus?
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    As far as what?