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Old 05-31-2018, 06:17 PM
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I have noticed whenever my wife or I talk to our little girl birdis she opens and closes her mouth but not sound comes. It almost seems like she is practicing talking. She is calm and attentive while doing this once I stop talking to her she stops doing it. Any idea what this might be?

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Your budgie moving her beak when you talk is exactly what you thought. She is "practicing" talking albeit silently. If you choose one word or phrase and say it to her regularly, use the same tone and intonation when you do so. For example, "Pretty Girl!" You may find that she'll begin mimicking the phrase after a period of time.
Some budgies will mimic human speech while other stick only to "budgie talk". Generally the ones I've had that open and close their beaks when I talk to them are the ones most likely to learn to mimic.

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How sweet that your little budgie is thinking about mimicking My girl also did that and she now mimics my whistles, the noise the microwave makes, the sound our dove used to make, etc.

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