Daily Cute: Morning Chat with Kaleo the Myna Bird

Myna birds are known for their speech mimicking abilities, and Kaleo is no exception! Just days after his owner rescues him, Kaleo has picked up on new words and phrases.

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Jim Ven
Jim Venabout a year ago

thanks for the article.

Carrie-Anne Brown

thanks for sharing :)

Nicole H.
Nicole L2 years ago


Jonas V.
Jonas V.2 years ago

Haha! He sounds just like Donald Duck in between talking

Kim Janik
Kim Janik2 years ago

Nice one.

Phoebe Devaughn
Phoebe D2 years ago

Not to get the subject here but I'm not receiving CARE2 in my inbox any more.

Carole R.
Carole R2 years ago

Cute. Love thy bird. :0)

Kaileen Reynolds
Kaileen Reynolds2 years ago

Loved it! Thanks.

Rosemary H.
Rosemary H2 years ago

I've checked out Kaleo. My first thought was that the photo under the heading was the 'wrong' kind of mynah. I've never before heard of a Common Indian mynah talking, but it turns out that's what Kaleo is! I had a link to the other mynah species, but lost it. :-( Basically the bird is entirely glossy black, with rather more bare yellow skin on the head.

Re the usual remarks about pet birds in captivity. I watched another video of Kaleo, and it seems he was rescued from the wild. @ Primasick, I understand you releasing your rescued birds, but neither of us knows the circumstances regarding Kaleo. I believe that in some countries where these mynahs have been introduced, they compete with indigenous birds, and it could be illegal to release him. It would be in the UK anyway.

Elizabeth F.
Elizabeth F2 years ago

how dear