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Arrow Difference between English & American

Many people are interested in the difference between the English and American budgie. Here is a photo showing the size and shape difference. On the left is a normal cobalt English female budgie. At the right is a normal violet American male budgie. As you can see the American is smaller than the English and the English has a more pronounced forehead and chest with more cheek patches. Hope this helps.

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They are huge!
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Its always amazed me how big the differance is

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I always think the difference between my two budgies is huge. But with these two it is hard to believe they are the same kind of bird.
Do you know how much each of them weighs?

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Wow that is a huge difference!
i want an english budgie even more now
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Sue if i ever come to canada im getting you an english!!! even if it kills me hehe.. that way your parents cant refue ..

sue.. your Kara wouldnt look as small next to that english dont you think?
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That's awesome
Thanks for posting that, my friend was wondering about the different between english and american, i will show her this today haha
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Great picture to compare the two. They are gorgeous.
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Sue if i ever come to canada im getting you an english!!! even if it kills me hehe.. that way your parents cant refue ..

sue.. your Kara wouldnt look as small next to that english dont you think?
OMGOSH i hope you come to Canada in the next few weeks!
i think my kara would just be a tiny big smaller than that english... My kiki is probably 2/3 the size of the American budgie kara is freakshily big for an American while Kiki is super small
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I still can't get over how huge Athena is compared to Kingsley! I have no idea how heavy either of them is sorry. I'm glad this photo cleared thing up for so many people.
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