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Contents Acknowledgments Foreword 1 Keeping a Talking Bird 2 Survey of Talking Bird Owners 3 People and Parrots 4 Where Sound Comes From 5 The Call of the Wild 6 Who Talks and Who Doesn't? 7 Pretty Polly Parrots Perfectly 8 Before You Start Talking Lessons 9 Parrots Jump Into the Conversation 10 The Model/Rival Training Technique 11 Advanced Concepts 12 Communicating and Playing With Your Bird 13 Problem Solving for Vocal Birds 14 Parrots Who Don't Talk 15 Starlings, Mynahs and Other Birds 16 Going to the Birds 17 The Future Appendix A: Glossary Appendix B: These Resources Are for the Birds Appendix C: Words Birds Say Appendix D: National and International Societies About the Authors Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Talking birds Training, Parrots Training