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Budgie (Parakeet)

The budgie (parakeet) is often thought of as a "beginner bird," however, this social, outgoing little bird deserves just as much care and attention as larger parrots. Budgies are playful, love food and they can rival any parrot in terms ...

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Feather Duster Budgies

The Feather Duster Budgie is a mutation that might make you doubt a bird is inside all the curly, overgrown feathers ...
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Budgies, Cockatiels & Lovebirds Are Parrots Too!

Here's a look at some common small bird myths and facts ...
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Small Birds Do Talk!

Bigger birds aren’t the only ones talking. In fact, some of the smaller parrots are capable of mimicking human speech and can even amass impressive vocabularies. Here’s a look at some of the tiny talkers of the pet bird world ...
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Bird-Inspired Prose From Kevin Brockmeier

Kevin Brockmeier takes readers on a journey to a city where everyone sings, except a mute man who raises parakeets. And then something amazing happens ...
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3 Tricks Your Budgie Can Do!

There are many behaviors that a budgie will do naturally. With some practice, you can give a cue for the natural behavior, and then have a nice behavior your budgie can perform upon request ...
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New World Parrots: Conures, Amazons, Macaws & More

Parrots can be categorized according to Old World psittacines and New World psittacines. Do you know if your parrots are "Team Old World" or "Team New World"? ...
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Perks Of Owning A Pet Parakeet

Parakeets as pets are a manageable size, entertaining, social, and talkative. Small enough to fit in your apartment and travel with you, parakeets can make great pets. Check out these 8 perks of sharing your life with a parakeet ...
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Pet Birds & Children

Find out the real reasons why budgies and cockatiels can make wonderful pets for children, as well as all the wrong reasons for bringing a small bird into your home ...
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Budgie Sounds

Budgies (parakeets) chatter a lot, as budgie owners will have noticed. What does all that chatter mean? Here are some common budgie sounds and what they might mean ...
Green Parakeet

Budgie Vs. Cockatiel — Which Is Right For You?

For years, budgies, also called parakeets, were the most numerous companion birds, and only recently were overtaken by cockatiels. If you’re looking at getting one or the other, how do they compare? ...
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Top Toys For Parakeets

Give your budgie (aka "parakeet") some toys! You will be wildly entertained as your budgie plays, and your budgie will stay active and engaged without getting into any mischief from boredom ...
Presidents & Their Pet Parrots

Presidents & Their Pet Parrots

Can you imagine a parrot perched in the White House? It’s probably happened at some point during our country’s history; after all, some of our past presidents had parrot companions during their presidencies. Here is a list of presidents who ...
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In the Mood for Great Parakeet Food?

Lafeber bird foods are a simple and healthy way for you to feed your budgie/parakeet! ...

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Budgies

My budgie laid 6 eggs out of which 3 eggs are hatched and still 3 are to be hatched...This is not the matter. I am facing difficulty in cleaning the nest box. Because it is impossible to remove the young ...

My Budgie Not Hatching Eggs

I have a budgie pair.female laid 5 eggs one week ago.one egg dropped by them and she's not sit on eggs more times.she stay with male for sometime and go in.after 5 min. She again come outside. This is her ...

About budgies

I didn't not keep any pot in the cage but my budgie laid the egg yesterday night and I buy a pot and kept the egg inside and kept the pot inside the cage but my budgie is not sitting ...

Budgies

One of my budgies beak(downward part) and its tongue has become black colour.Why is it so?Is it dangerous or not a problem? ...

Budgies

How many days after will budgie eggs hatch?? My budgie laid eggs before 18-10 days....Still it is not hatching..Why?? ...

My budgie’s chest under his feathers looks like he has a bleed

3 days ago i saw a tiny brownish area under his feathers in my budgie's chest area, which i ignored. Last night the area seems to have gotten bigger. Upon moving his feathers his entire chest area under his feathers ...

Budgies

Should we have to feed the baby budgie which is hatched 2 days ago?or else will its mother will feed it? ...

Female Budgie Agressive Towards Mate

Hi there, I've talked to you before, thank you for the amazing advice! I have a male budgie and a female who have had 6 babies (hatched and growing)! All of a sudden, we have seen the female get really ...

My Budgie’s gender

Hello, I have recently gotten a new budgie and well- the owners said its a cock but we have suspicions. I have read a lot of information online regarding how to identify a gender of a budgie but my family ...

My Budgies won’t breed

Hi, I have two pares of budgies both more than a year but there Ceres have not turned blue and chocolate brown. They show all the signs that they might breed but don't, we have all the things we need ...
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