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Budgerigars can identify spoken sounds without prior exposure to human speech


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#1 PhysOrg

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Posted 31 May 2017 - 12:00 PM

No experience with human speech is necessary for budgerigars to perceive the difference between "d" and "t", according to a study published May 31, 2017 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Mary Flaherty from The State University of New York, Buffalo, USA, and colleagues.

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#2 Cara J

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Posted 01 June 2017 - 07:19 AM

Of course they can because budgies are little geniuses!






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