Cockatiel Playing Connect Four

February 4, 2008

I love this video! It’s of a cockatiel (which is about the same size as a sun conure) playing Connect Four (that four-in-a-row tic tac toe game that you play vertically). How adorable is this:

This looks like it was taught via clicker training.

I’m going to buy one of these travel size Connect Four games and teach Stewie this trick.

Update: I finally found this game after much searching (It’s the “Connect Four Fun on the Run” version). I haven’t really started working on this trick with Stewie yet, since I haven’t been able to get him to stay on the table lately. But from the initial introduction to the prop, it appears that he likes the red chips a lot better than the black chips. 🙂



  1. That’s so cool. I’m going to buy Cooper one too. He can play with the kids.

  2. Parrots make the best friends!

  3. […] right size for Stewie. And Stewie already had “coins” he could use for this prop trick: the little chips from the Connect Four game were the perfect size. (I don’t want him using real coins because they are usually filthy, plus I don’t know […]

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