10 talking birds to have as pets

Renowned for their exceptional talking and mimicking abilities, African Greys are highly intelligent and can learn an extensive vocabulary.

African Grey Parrot

These colorful parrots are known for their talking skills and can develop a good vocabulary with proper training and socialization.

Amazon Parrots

With proper training and socialization, Indian Ringneck Parakeets can become skilled talkers, often with clear and distinct voices.

Indian Ringneck Parakeet

Eclectus Parrots have a unique ability to mimic human speech and are known for their clear pronunciation and large vocabulary.

Eclectus Parrot

Budgies are small parrots that can be trained to talk and mimic sounds, making them popular talking bird pets.

Budgerigar (Budgie)

Quaker Parrots have a reputation for being excellent talkers and can learn a wide range of words and phrases.

Quaker Parrot 

Known for their exceptional talking abilities, Yellow-naped Amazons can develop a large vocabulary and mimic human speech with clarity.

Yellow-naped Amazon

While their talking abilities may not be as advanced as some larger parrots, Cockatiels can still learn to mimic words and whistles with training and repetition.


Senegal Parrots are known for their ability to mimic and communicate with humans, often developing a good vocabulary.

Senegal Parrot

Certain species of Cockatoos, such as the Umbrella Cockatoo, can learn to talk with proper training, socialization, and consistent interaction.


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