Does Your Bird Wish You Good Night?

Before putting my birds to bed every night, I always say, "Night night" while either turning lights off or kissing them goodnight and closing the door. They used to vocalize with quick chirps to acknowledge it was bed time, but eventually they all picked up on it and began saying "night night" on their own when they realize it's getting dark. The above video shows Bandit, my galah, saying night night because Dave had turned off the light in the bird room for the others and they were chirping. So he said night night followed by thank you... for the rest of the flock!

Article by Jamieleigh Womach. She has been working with parrots and toucans since the age of 17. She isn’t homeless but is home less than she prefers to be. She travels the world with her husband, daughter, and a flockful of parrots whom she shares the stage with.

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