How to deal with parrot
parrots use in the wild
wild, parrots use many different types of vocalisations to communicate
information and feelings to their flock members, such as where they are, a new
food source has been found, when danger is approaching and that generally
everything is well.
This is a
natural instinct that they possess from the moment they are
to their parents to let them know that they are ok or that they are hungry, and
a parent can identify the calls of each of their individual
Vocalisations that parrots use in domestic
Parrots communicate in domestic environments in
a very similar way to how they would communicate to their flock in the wild, the exception being that their 'flock'
is you and your family! For example, you may notice your bird calling out to you at different times through
the course of the day.
This may be the 'routine call' which usually
happens once in the morning and once in the evening, or perhaps your bird can hear you but not see you and wants to
make sure you're ok or that you know he is there. Your parrot may call out at meal or snack times, when he is
bored, lonely, tired, aggitated, upset or angry.
If you know your bird's body language or how he
normally reacts to different things, events or objects, you will see correlation in his vocalisations. It is
a great tool for us to really try and understand and learn the personalities of our companion birds when trying to
understand why they react in certain ways to certain things, and when trying to change unwanted behaviour. It
may help you to write down in some way that you will be able to understand best what types of vocalisations your
parrot uses as a reaction to what stimulus and/or at what time of day. you should then easily be able to see
Parrot screaming and noises
Screaming can be very frustrating for bird owners,
especially if the owner cannot understand why their parrot screams, or how to
If this is you, you may be at wits end and considering
finding a new home for your parrot, but please please please do not give up
hope! At least not until you can truthfully say that you have exhausted
all of your options.
Possible reasons for
many different reasons why different parrots scream. The reasons are as
individual as each different bird, so close examination is needed to determine
the cause of the problem before it can be fixed.
Quite often this is a case of trial and error
before you get it right. You may explore many different possibilities and try many different approaches
before you find something that works, but you will find something that works if you persevere, because parrots
don't scream for no reason. They are intelligent creatures that definitely wouldn't waste all that time,
energy and effort without good reason.
They are trying to communicate something to us
and we owe it to them to find out what. Can you imagine how frustrating it must be for them to try and try
and try to tell their beloved owner something that is obviously of great importance and urgency to them, and have
nothing done about it? If you love your parrot you want to see it happy!