Myths about parrots: What is your opinion?First myth: Parrots like red chillies.
When I had a pet parrot, I experimented with red chillies. My parrot used to favour ripe guava and custard apple. Although it used to take red chillies occasionally, it can't be stated that red chillies are favourite of parrots. My conclusion is that parrots like ripe red guava and custard apple.
Second myth: Parrot can pronounce words.
My mother tried her best to teach our pet parrot names of Gods and Goddesses like 'Radhe-Krishna', 'Joy-Kali', etc. After much effort, the parrot tried to imitate my mother but its imitation could never resemble actual words.
My friend Buju tried to teach his parrot some cuss-words, but he also failed in his efforts. So my view is that parrots can never properly pronounce words, although they do try to imitate.