Cockatiel Quaker Phone

TWO PHONEY PHONE-CALLING BIRDS

By Lynn Dickens


My cockatiel, Sydney, learned how to mimic a ringing telephone perfectly, even pausing between rings for just the right amount of time. Twice I have answered the phone to hear only a dial tone. Soon my Quaker, Kermit, began to answer the phone and we would hear, “ring” (pause) “ring”, and then “hello”. The two of them thought this was great fun and spent some time each evening ringing and 'hellowing' with each other. One evening, after a particularly long performance, my good-natured husband said. “Can’t we take that bird off the hook?!?”


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