Re: Red Belly vocabulary
Posted by Shawna on 5/13/06
On 5/10/06, Cheryl wrote:
> On 5/10/06, Shawna wrote:
> I know it differs
>> from bird to bird,but I've never read if they can have a
>> large vocabulary are not.And if theres an age when they
>> stop learning new words?
> Welcome to the site Shawna! It isn't that busy now, but...
> I have a female Red Belly. She is an absolute delight,
> always has been, since the day I brought her home. She is
> a "Mama's girl".
> As you said, each bird is different, and I am sure that
> are Red Bellies who have a very large vocabulary. I know of
> one on another board I used to visit. That bird had at
> 50 words it knew and used.
> Mine (Darby is her name) says "I love you", "Go nite nite"
> and a couple other things, that were just learned because I
> say them to her when I put her to sleep, but I never
> actually "teach" her words. She does get a lot of out of
> cage time and lots of hands on affection.
> Good luck, they are wonderful birds! Enjoy her..:)