Lovebirds do not have the ability to talk, but they do let off a loud screech when they are looking for food or attention. Although they can't talk, lovebirds can learn to mimic sounds.
Lovebirds are known to chatter throughout the day. They are very loud and vocal when compared to other birds. Their loud noises are often considered a nuisance. This is important to consider when making the decision to purchase one of these birds.
Playing a lovebird sounds from other lovebirds via a soundboard or recording will teach them and assist them in learn new sounds, tunes and songs.