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Old 03-25-2012, 02:42 PM
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Re: Can my bird be trained to stop squawking ?

If he's squawking when you're out of sight, that's a flock call. Birds will call to eachother when they cannot see eachother; he'll be expecting you to either reappear (as you've been doing) or to reply verbally. Could you perhaps locate his cage somewhere he can better see the goings on in the house? This might alleviate his calling. Also, when you do leave, try using a phrase like "be right back" or "goodbye". When you return, greet him right away. This way, he should hopefully begin to realize that when you leave, you'll come back.
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