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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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Cockatiel and parakeet

Hi my name is Breanna my mom has a pearl cockatiel and recently got a parakeet but the parakeet keeps biting the cockatiel we have a separate cage that the parakeet came in and we are sure that the cocktail ...
How Can I help my parakeets like their cage?

How Can I help my parakeets like their cage?

Hi! This may will make one year with my pair of Budgies. I found that I may have spoiled them by letting them out of their cage all the time. After they have their breakfast, they'll start screeching because I ...
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Budgie

What to do if my budgie wing bleeds ...
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Broken toy

I've broken my birds placst mate will he be ok ...
My new babies

My new babies

What to do? I was not intending to breed babies. My parakeets seemed to want a cozy dark space , so I got a coconut shell for them, no nesting material, and next thing I know she laid 4 eggs ...
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Mixed aviaries

I have communal aviaries and cages. How should I present food for 3 different bird varieties - canary, finch and parakeet? ...
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fighting

Hi im concerned about my parakeets i have 3 1 male and the others r supposed to b male and female but im thinking both r females they do a lot of squawking and the solid white 1 (a female ...
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Budgie keep breaking her own eggs *urgent*

I have 4 budgies in which there is one pair so when they reached breeding age I provided them with a breeding box and fortunately they breeded and hen starts laying eggs but the problem is that she keeps breaking ...
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Males or females?

I want to purchase more than one parakeet. Should I get 2 or 3 females, 2 or 3 males or maybe one of one sex and 2 of the other? If the latter choice, which sex should be the 2? ...
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Parakeets

Can I have to Pairs in the same Cage to breed ...
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