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Socially awkward parakeet gets Siri's attention on an iPhone, but can't hold the conversation

It's never too late to learn an important lesson: don't start something you can't finish.

It's never too late to learn an important lesson: don't start something you can't finish.

A two-year-old parakeet named Kiwi learned it the hard way when he taught himself how to imitate the sound of his owner saying "Hey Siri," and check it out - it actually works! Siri registers the prompt and responds with an encouraging phrase of her own: "I'm listening."

Sadly, the conversation goes downhill from there. The bashful budgie appears to be at a loss for words and can't think of what to say next, and the silence gets more and more awkward as seconds pass in silence.

Kiwi's problem is that he reverses the order of his voice commands. If you listen closely, you can hear him introduce himself to Siri at the start of the video before he says "Hey Siri."

This bird clearly has a lot to learn before he can use Siri to its full potential, but I'm sure he'll be saving lives using voice commands in no time.