Ask Lafeber

Question:

March 13, 2019

Budgie / Parakeet


How long will a parrot live outside in 20 degree weather


Answer:

Hi Larry,

I doubt that a pet budgie can survive below freezing temperatures. Usually when it gets to about 50F or lower, it is time to bring the bird inside or provide a heat source and protection from the wind. Without this, captive parrots have been known to freeze to their perches and die from extreme cold.

Thank you for asking Lafeber,

Brenda

Subscribe to our newsletter