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Old 09-28-2013, 04:15 PM
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Re: Two different screaming situations I'd like to work on -- Is it possible?

My GCC won't make a peep until I uncover her, even if it's mid morning. Having a very quiet environment helps with this.

A noisy situation will stimulate vocalization. For example, my GCC screeches when there is a phone ringing in a television program. She is also stimulated by women's voices. I don't think you can eliminate that natural behavior completely, but keeping things quiet and briefly covering your birds when they are noisy may help.

I sometimes briefly vocalize in response to my GCC when she makes a squawk, because it's fun and also because I think it reinforces that we are a "flock." Then when she sees me quietly sitting and doing something (reading, working, etc.) she may naturally be inclined to do the same thing.

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