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Do budgies make good pets? Most people, at least in the United States, know them as “parakeets.” But their real name is “budgerigar.” The word comes from the aborigines of Australia, the parakeet homeland. The term “budgerigar” is often shortened to “budgie.”
Budgies are very active, playful pets. They are also incredibly intelligent. Some learn to talk, and some budgies have a 100+ word vocabulary! If they were not hand fed or handled as babies, budgies can still usually become finger tame with some diligent training. Their antics and singing will brighten up any room in your home. And budgies who are not finger tame still can become friendly towards you, and even still learn to talk.
Here is some basic budgie information:
What is involved in caring for a pet budgie?
October 1, 2016