New budgie won’t say a peep.
I brought home my new budgie, BoBo, yesterday and, while he chirped and squeaked all the way home, he has been mute ever since. Is this normal? I am worried that I have done something or am doing something wrong. He does not appear to be afraid of me and steps up onto my finger readily.
Give him some time. It often takes a few days or more for a parrot family bird to be comfortable in a new situation. Vocalization is something that will come as he becomes more familiar with his surroundings. The best way to teach him to talk is to talk to him a lot and label the things that have to do with him.
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