People who own large parrots don't get to have all the fun -- in fact, some smaller bird species boast talking abilities that meet or exceed those of birds many times their size!
If you would like to own a talking bird but can't commit to caring for a large parrot like a Macaw or Cockatoo, then you should consider some of the birds on this list of Small to Medium Sized Birds That Can Talk. Beautiful and intelligent, most of these species are very easy to care for and offer all the excitement of a larger bird in a more convenient package. Take a look and discover some of the hidden talents of these pint-sized parrots. You'll be glad that you did!
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