Molting feathers is a natural event.
Sounds our companions make are more than just sound. They tell us stories, they tell us their mood, and sometimes they are just in their submarine. An invitation to play. Parrots choose the sounds they hear for two reasons. Two very important reasons that deliver their most important need.
Parrots can construct context and expectation like humans. What we do is a fascinating collection of things, movements, results, and actions. Humans are practitioners of chaos theory. We just think we make sense. To a parrot a human is pile of conflict.
Tinney Creek. A benign water source serving slimy dinner plates.
Shredding and destruction are instinctual drives for parrots.
A confident parrot learns by trying. They need to make mistakes.
Voices. Music. Toys. And theatrics. These things have to include you, though.
Training a parrot is not like training a dog. A parrot doesn't care if they please you.
A parrot looks you in the eye and thinks. And waits for you to read their minds.
Parrots are as diverse in opinions, ideas, beliefs and drives as humans.
I've never debated parrots. Reasoning with a parrot is negotiations.