Parrots are known for their superb talking abilities and beautiful colors. Besides parrots, there are few other bird species that can talk, but parrot dominates them all. Listed below are some parrot types that have excellent talking abilities and if you want a talking parrot then definitely choose one among these.
Parrots having excellent talking abilities
- Ring-neck parrots/Rose ringed parakeets Ring-necks are beautiful birds and have superb talking abilities. They can learn many words and even sentences. Male ring-neck parrots have somewhat superior talking abilities than females but females can also talk. They also have a wide range of mutations to choose from, all having their own superb colors.
- Amazon Parrots Amazons are very good talkers they can instantly repeat the voices that they hear. Amazons have a very clear voice and can repeat the words they have listened in the exact same accent. They have different sub-types and most of them are very good talkers especially Yellow-crowned, Blue-Fronted, Yellow-naped Amazons.
- African Grey Parrots Of all the talking parrots the parrot which can be said number 1 talker is African grey. They have superb talking ability, clear accent and can learn huge vocabulary. If talking is your first desire and you can afford, African grey will be the best parrot for you.
Parrots having good talking abilities
- Eclectus Parrot Eclectus are colorful and shiny parrots. With their stunning vibrant colors, they look very beautiful. Not only they are beautiful, but also they have good talking abilities. They can learn many words in very clear accent.
- Alexandrian parrot Bigger brothers of ring-neck parrots. They can talk and learn easily as compare to some other parrot types.
- Quaker parrot Beautiful small parrots have fairly good talking abilities and can learn few words quickly.
Parrots having fair talking abilities
- Budgerigar Although budgerigar parrots can talk fluently but training them to talk is difficult. Personally, I have seen very few talking budgerigar parrots but it is for sure that they can talk if you can train them.
- Cockatoos Cockatoos are very cuddly and beautiful parrots especially Moluccan and umbrella cockatoos. They can learn few words easily and can also learn some sentences if trained properly. Besides talking they are very crazy and loud birds, always ready to entertain you.
- Macaws Macaws are biggest parrots and commonly known as king of parrots due to their huge size. Macaws can also learn few words and can repeat them in very clear accent.