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Pip The Budgie’s Inspiring Story

Louise Gilmartin tells us the story of her Budgie Pip. About Pip Pip (previously ‘Peter’) was left alone in a nursing home after his owner sadly passed away. Her family didn’t want to inherit him, nor did the home. He was rescued by a family friend who knew we had budgies (my mum fosters & […]

Meet Casper the Budgie

Say hello to Casper the Budgie Tell us about your Parrot Casper is just under a year old, and is a cobalt blue dilute spangle Budgerigar. He likes tassels and loose strings, and hiding under my collar when he’s tired. He also loves to shred up paper, and talk to himself in mirrors. He’s a […]

Meet Bobby the Budgie

Say hello to Bobby the Budgie. Thank you to Jacqueline Carol-Taylor for sending us this wonderful three-page letter telling us about her Budgie Bobby. It’s the latest in our Meet My Parrot series. How I Acquired Bobby Bobby initially came to me via a neighbour within the flats I lived in! I looked after him […]

Meet Hector the Budgie

Say hello to Hector the Budgie. Here is the latest in our Meet My Parrot series. This month we’re meeting Hector and his owner Marianne Marlow. Tell us about Hector This handsome blue Budgerigar is Hector. He came to us when he was 2 years old because his current owners were no longer able to look after […]

Budgie Toy Guide

We get asked very regularly which toy will my Budgie enjoy the most? To help answer that question, we’ve put together this handy guide for you. We’ve outlined some of the most popular toys in each category to help you find the right one for your Budgie. Chewable Foraging Toys Soft chewable toys with space […]

Budgie Feeding Guide

With so many different foods available for your Budgie, it can be hard to know where to start. To give you a helping hand we’ve put together this useful Budgie feeding guide.   A Budgie’s diet should be approximately 60-80% pellets/complete food, and then the remainder a mixture of fruits, nuts, seed, sprouting seed, treats, […]

Three Tricks Your Budgie Can Do

Lafeber explain how to teach your Budgie tricks. Socialization Our small companion birds do some things naturally that are quite entertaining. Anytime you spend with your bird, interacting together, is good socialization.   Birds learn quickly and retain their mastery of “tricks.” There are many behaviours that a Budgie will do naturally. With some practice, you can […]

Budgerigar Fact Sheet

Rosemary Low reveals more about the Budgerigar. Common name:  Known as ‘Parakeet’ in the USA. Adult length: Wild type 7in (18cm) and slim; exhibition type larger and heavier. Adult weight:  30-35g. For everything you need for a Budgerigar please click here.  Expected lifespan: Exhibition type birds about seven years, wild type double or even longer. […]

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