Budgies

Budgies (Latin Melopsittacus undulatus) are so popular that it seems as though any of us once in my life was a happy owner of this wonderful pet that is a long time ago, ever since the 1800, has strongly taken place in the homes and hearts of people around the world.

Budgies (Latin Melopsittacus undulatus) are so popular that it seems as though any of us once in my life was a happy owner of this wonderful pet that is a long time ago, ever since the 1800, has strongly taken place in the homes and hearts of people around the world.
Despite its small size, budgies have a sharp mind and strong personality. They are easily teachable and able to talk or play melodies are not worse than their larger relatives.
In the circles of bird lovers there are cases where parrots memorize hundreds of words and phrases. Thus, vocabulary wavy parrot, who lived in California in 1990, consisted of 1728 words, and repertoire other birds, nicknamed Sparky Williams includes 8 poems, 360 sentences and 550 words. This little budgie became a star, and 20,000 copies of his records were sold before his death in 1962.
Budgies – active and cheerful birds, which require constant movement to keep yourself in good physical shape. Pets, living in small cages, definitely need a couple of hours a day, go to a safe place so they can stretch their wings and fly a little.
Birthplace of budgies for more than five million years are dry and arid regions of the Australian continent. Wild parrots are very small compared with the pets – their length is about 18 centimeters, while the size of their domesticated cousins ​​reach 22-24 cm
Australian relatives of domestic parrots differ large head size and more than a hundred different colors. Colours of wild budgerigars limited shades of blue, green and yellow, with black patterns on the head, back and wings.
In the wild parrots nest in hollows and hollow tree trunks. They prefer the eucalyptus trees near the rivers dried up, filling small voids. Jaws female budgerigar is much stronger than the male, so its bite is much more painful.
As gulls and cormorants, parrots – colonial birds. You can often see two or three pairs of budgerigars, raising offspring inside eucalyptus tree. Nesting groups – an effective way to protect against predators. Lots of little eyes looking at the same time in different directions, so that in case of danger, immediately warn their comrades.
Early in the morning budgies gather in large flocks (from several hundreds to thousands of birds) to drink the dew, or take a bath, luxuriating in the thick wet grass. To be satisfied, they have to travel long distances, often more than 50 kilometers.

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  1. servirus11

    On August 11, 2011 at 5:23 am

    Impressive Post

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