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Old 09-12-2018, 09:29 AM
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(First post here, and English isn't my main language, please correct any mistakes I made)

So, I'm planning to get a budgie soon (Yes, only 1, I'll be able to spend tons of time with it). Would it be heard through a closed door or wall? If yes, at which times are they heard the most? (Morning, playtime, at night etc.)

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Yes, budgies can definitely be heard through a closed door or wall. The are most active in the morning and during the day. When you cover the cage at night they are quiet until the next morning.
If you are concerned about noise, you may need to rethink getting a budgie. The noise really bothers some people while others enjoy it.
I currently have 8 budgies and three lovebirds so my home is always full of bird chatter, song and angry squawking except at night time.

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They can be heard through a wall, but my current roommates say it's rare that they can hear them out in the living room- my budgies have to be being really loud for that to happen. However, if you're concerned about noise, a bird may not be the right choice- they are very noisy animals!
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Hi Matthew and to the forums!

I'm glad you're taking noise into consideration when getting a budgie. Yes, they can be noisy, and if your walls are not made of straight brick or cement, you will be able to hear them through it.

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Yes they can definitely be heard. Even a lone budgie can be incredibly loud when you are in the same room with it so it's definitely something to consider. There is no way you can stop them making noise. If you want an animal that is quiet most of the time you might want to consider something other than birds.
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My budgies have their own bedroom; when they are awake for the day they can still sometimes wake up my husband when their door AND the bedroom door are both closed! My neighbour in the next apartment can hear them too (thankfully she loves budgies). If noise is a concern, don't get budgies!
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