A blue budgie (parakeet) is often regarded as a “beginner bird” but this social, outgoing little bird deserves care and care just like a large parrot. Blue budgie is a species of budgies that is sporty, love food, and they can compete with any parrot in terms of their ability to speak.
The Blue budgie or budgerigar is more commonly known in the United States as “parakeet”. Wild Blue budgie is similar to the bird we see today in pet stores, though it is smaller (and inches to inches taller), and has only been found in the designated color, Green.
Its Latin name means, roughly, “the bird of the song with avy yokhali lines,” which contains a great description of this popular bird.
Naturalist John Gold and his cousin Charles Coxen brought the budgie to Europe around 9 p.m. Europeans became fascinated with birds, they were easily bred and made them a prime pet in their wealthy home. Around the 8th, budgie was spotted at the Antwerp Zoo in Belgium and began to gain popularity not just with the rich.
Australia banned the export of budgies in 1894 and Europeans had to breed their existing stock to continue the hobby. The Blue budgie found its way to America in the late 1920s but did not gain real popularity until the 1950s. Today, it is the most popular bird in the world.
Description of Budgies
Blue budgie average 18 cm (7 inches) tall, weigh 30-40 grams (1.1-11.4 oz), 30 cm (12 inches) in wingspan, and show a light green body color (abdomen and stomach), while covering them (back). And wing covers) with pitch-black mantel marks (black in fingertips and immature) on the edges of transparent yellow. The forehead and face are yellow in adults.
Before adult plumage, young people have a black stripe near the head (nose) of young people until about 3-4 months of age. They show a series of small, drunken blue-violet cheek patches and three black spots (called throat patches) across each side of their neck. The neck has two arm spots located at the base of each patch.
The tail is cobalt (dark-blue) and the outer tail feathers show a central yellow flare. Their wings have a black cover with greenish-black flight feathers and yellowish fringes with central yellow flashes, which are only visible on the fly or when the wings are extended. The bills are olive-gray and leg-blue-gray, with zygodactyl toes.
In their natural Australian habitat, the elderly Blue budgies are noticeably smaller than the prisoners. In captivity of this particular parrot species many more colors and shadows have been born (e.g. blue, gray, gray-green, pides, violet, white, yellow-blue).
Pet store people are usually blue, green or yellow. Like most parrot species, the Blue budgie of the budgie species is in the ultraviolet light - a phenomenon most likely related to divorce and mate selection.
The top half of their beaches are taller than the bottom half, and the bottom cover is closed when closed. Due to the thick, thin feathers around, the scalp does not urinate too much, giving the appearance of a lower scalp in a flat position opposite the mouth.
The upper half serves as a long, smooth cover, while the lower half is about a foot and a half in size. These cheats allow the birds to eat plants, fruits and vegetables.
Blue budgie colors
The color of the serie (pore region of the nose) differs between the sexes, the blue of the male in color, the pale brown to white (reproduction) or the brown (breeding) between the wives, and the pink of the sex of both sexes (usually more even in purple-pink in young men).
Some female blue budgies develop brown heads only during breeding, which later return to normal color. Younger women can often be characterized by a subtle, chunky white that starts around the nostrils of the nose.
Male blue budgie
Men who are either albino, lutino, clear-eyed, or recessive pied (Danishpid or Harlequin) always hold the color of the reddish purple-pink red throughout their lives.
It's usually easier to tell the gender of a blue budgie bird than six months old, mainly by the color of the shawler, but the behavior and the shape of the head also help to indicate the gender. Veterinarians can determine the gender of a bird by invasive examination or by blood, feather or ovarian samples.
Mature males usually have a light-to-dark blue, but in certain color mutations it can range from pink to purple - including dark-eyed clears, Danish peds (recessive pids) and inos that usually show many round heads.
Men's behavior can separate them from their wives. Men are generally cheerful, outgoing, extremely cheerful, peacefully social and very vocal.
Female blue budgie
The female roofs are pink in immature condition. As they grow older, they become brown (often 'crusty' textured) out of the reproductive condition (usually 'crusty' textured), and usually appear on the back of the head (just above the nape).
Women are generally more influential and more socially intolerant. This behavior is more pronounced around other women than men.
Native region / natural habitat
The blue budgie is locally grown in Australia, where it still dominates the grasslands in large, unculating flocks. Wild blue budgie is similar to the birds we see today in pet stores, though it is small, and only colored green
Traveling wildlife is found in large animals that are always on the lookout for water, which is confined to scrubland, a habitat that often equips the natural range of the elderly. They breed during the rainy season when water and food are abundant and nest on empty trees or tree limbs. These are worrisome for farmers and especially dangerous for grain crops.
Care and feeding
Blue budgie can survive between 7 and 15 years, though on average less than seven due to bad behavior, accidents or lack of knowledge about proper bird care. It seems that this little bird is often seen as a “thrown” pet because it is expensive.
Blue budgies are at risk of obesity, fatty tumors and liver, foot disorder, raw mouth and intestinal parasites, all of which require veterinary care.
Most blue budgies are ground feeders that primarily eat seeds and plant material. Lafarge foods are an easy and healthy way to properly feed your market. Our research shows that small birds easily become “trapped” on the seed.
Many of our foods include healthy pellets, fruits and vegetables as well as seeds with omega 3 and 6 fatty acids and chelated minerals. Try Avi-Cake, Lafarge's Premium Daily Diet Pellets, Popcorn Nutri-Berry and Nutri-Berry.
Personality and behavior
Blue budgie is often underestimated as a pet on hand. This is certainly good as a “just watching” pet, especially if placed in pairs or in a colony, it can easily become out of hand and become a loyal, loving little friend to the patient owner.
Budgie cannot do well in a life of social birds and isolation. Blue budgie saren't friendly at all if given enough exposure, though if you want a “pet-quality” bird, solo alien is often the best choice.
If the kids are respectful of them, the parakeets are okay with them. This little bird can very easily fall prey to a predatory child. It is advisable to supervise an adult with a pet. The scorpion of this bird is not as strong as other birds of its size but it can hurt slightly sensitive fingers.
Speech and sound
The blue budgie is the best talking bird in the parrot, capable of learning words, phrases and easily whistle. A budgie recorded over 1,700 word repetitions! Men are the best talk, though women can learn a few words and give a good flute.
Health and general conditions
Older tumors, tumors, guitars (due to iodine deficiency) and other conditions related to All-Seeds diet, psoriasis as well as scoliosis / leg mites (presented as scabs around and around the eyes and / or legs).
Get a blue budgie (Parakeet)
Budgies are seen in a large assortment of colors and patterns, with more than 70 variations to date, each year improving. Fancier mutations are available through hobby breeders, although most people are happy with the standard green, blue, yellow and white.
Budgies are sexually transmitted, so it is easy to distinguish between the sexes when they are about six to eight months old, when they turn. Adult male syringes (meat on the lips) are usually blue, while the chicken is pink or brown. Young birds cannot be sexed this way - an educated guess is your only chance to buy a young pair.
The English show Blue budgie is a popular pet and although it is not taller than an American alien, it is only 8 1/2 to 9 1/2 inches tall, it looks almost twice the size. The mood of the two birds is quite similar, though English may be more childish. Both make equally good pets. The English blue budgie has about half the life span of American parakeets because they are often bred.
Throat stains in UV reflections reflect UV and can be used to separate individual Blue budgie parakeet. Ultraviolet light is essential for the health of cages and domesticated birds, making them dark or at rest unaffected.