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My female budgie sometimes has these bursts of energy where she bobs her head and courts objects. I’m confused because I have a male budgie so they are a pair.

Is she acting like this because she’s hormonal? I recently separated the two birds because my male budgie is sick. But she has been having these little episodes for a long time, courting my male budgie (who is very confused) and tapping her beak against his. She is also very territorial.

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This is my Opinion, but I see bird's take on a Bi-sexual with other birds. I have Male birds and they get romantic with each other. Bird's just like to love their others around them.
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Both male and female budgies will "court" one another at times (even if they are the same gender).

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This is my Opinion, but I see bird's take on a Bi-sexual with other birds. I have Male birds and they get romantic with each other. Bird's just like to love their others around them.
This is true. I noticed this as well in most budgies. They're just loving creatures.
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It's possible but it's not a done deal. You could have two males. Here's part of why they do this. While parakeets do spend a lot of time feeding and grooming their mates they also use feeding as a way to build friendship and reinforce flock bonding. mybk-experience.onl mc-d.uno

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