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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 ...
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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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Safety of Budgie toy.

I am buying a set of toys for my budgie I want to know if they are safe? ...

budgie – Loosing Feathers

please help, my budgie is loosing too many feathers and my vet confirmed she is not malting and simply he is not sure what it could be. l am giving her calcium and probiotics. please if there is anything l ...

One egg

Will the female budgie sit only on one egg till it’s hatched? ...

Budgies birds

Hello 😊 I have a pair of budgie the problem is the male doesn't breed the female, every time when the female is ready the male just stand next to her 😭 and sometimes after that the female fights the ...

Budgies

My budies are breeding and they also lay one egg but she don't sit on the eggs . Is there is any problem ...

Why is my male budgie not breeding!?

I have a male budgie who's about 1 year old and his cere also looks like he's mature enough to breed. But when the female accepts to mate, he just climbs on her and do nothing. I don't know why ...

How do I take care of a parakeet??

Everytime I ask a vet they tell me that it's very easy but nothing more ...

Female Budgie & Health

Good Morning’ I have a female budgie, that is 3 yrs old. She has so far not produced any eggs. I have a male Cockatiel and a male budgie. It appears as though she maybe ill. Her behavior over the ...

Breeding

Hi I have a pair of budgies that have mated but no eggs yes the male feeds the female then she regurgitates it back up why does she do this ...

Egg

I have A budgie a laden egg like two days ago and it’s not taking care of it or should I do should I keep it or take care of it or keep it warm I don’t know what to ...
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