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  1. Your Budgie's Health
    I've recently received 2 re-homed budgies from a colleague that has moved away, and have had them for under two weeks. They are untamed, and i'm not even sure how old they are (Any educated guesses on their ages are appreciated). They have been lovely so far but today I noticed that the blue...
  2. Budgie Behavior
    Hello everyone, I'm new to the Budgie world. Bit of back story in case it helps. I adopted a budgie about 3 weeks ago named Valentine. The rescue I got Valentine from said he was given to them at about 5 weeks of age, and he was there for 3 weeks, so based on that and how long I have had...
  3. Taming and Bonding
    I got a new budgie :clearwing 1: about a month ago now and she is doing really good! She comes over to me when I come up to her cage,she sits on my hand,eats from my hand,eta. But when I take her out of the cage all she does is jump off my hand onto the floor! She has her wings clipped so she...
  4. Introductions
    Hello! New to the forum and the world of budgies and some insight would be appreciated. Some background: I'm a first time bird companion who lives in a studio apartment in a city. I was looking for an animal companion and had been reading about budgies for a couple of months when I decided to...
  5. General Budgie Talk
    So ive never personally had a budgie myself but many of my friends have and I’ve spent a good amount of time around them and I’ve been considering for a while and now decided I want to get some. I have school and I’m gone usually from 7:30am till 3:30 and some nights I have play practice from...
  6. Budgie Behavior
    I got a new budgie three days ago, and I can't tell if he likes me. He's my first bird, and I still don't really know how to read budgie body language :/ He stays in one part of his cage for a long time, only moving his head, but sometimes he'll fly like a maniac from one perch to another over...
  7. New Budgie Arrivals
    Hi there, My boyfriend and I have had one budgie (Dexter) for 3 months now and he is very tame. He sits on our shoulders, gives us kisses, and demands attention! We are considering getting another budgie, to keep Dexter company and for us to enjoy having another pet, since we love Dexter so...
  8. Introductions
    Hi! My family received a budgie for Christmas from our cousin. I believe hes as adolescent bird(as far as i can tell from looking stuff up on the internet), blue white and black, and named Donny. This is my families first bird and while I've been doing a lot of research since we got him I'm a...
  9. Taming and Bonding
    Dio and Elsa are paired, and around 8-9 months old. I got them from Petsmart and I have them able to step up and recently got them okay with playing outside their cage. However they don't really seem okay with my hand as it takes effort to get them to step up and they scuttle away if I get too...
  10. New Budgie Arrivals
    Questions about Pearl so I finally got a new budgie today :blush: After 2 years since my first two pet budgies died... so I've promised myself to take better care of Pearl , which is what I named her ^^ So she got out of her box that I placed on the new cage and after flapping frantically...
  11. New Budgie Arrivals
    Hi. I am new to budgies. I got my 2 gorgeous babies 4 days ago from a lovely pet shop after lots of research. Very clean shop with very knowledgeable and helpful staff. Checked birds as much as I could re health and had no concerns. Both had perfectly clean vents when checked in shop but since...
  12. Budgie Behavior
    I got my first bird a couple of days ago and have been trying to train it to step up. Currently he won't run from my hand or nip at it when it's near him. He will allow me to pet any part of his body except his head and and closes his eyes if I stroke his belly repeatedly. I can get him to step...
  13. New Budgie Arrivals
    So, I separated my two aggressive male budgies. One of them really loves my young English Budgie, Lemon, so I put the two together, and they are getting along perfectly. My other male budgie, Storm, is pretty lonely. I don't have anyone who can get along with him, so I was thinking of getting...
  14. Taming and Bonding
    So 2 days ago I purchased a new budgie, Lime, because I wanted my other budgie to have a friend for when I start work. Lime is currently in quarantine and during that time I was planning on training him. However, Lime lost one of his large tail feathers today so when I looked at him more...
  15. Determining Gender
    Hi this is my new budgie Lemon! Can anyone help with age and gender? I'm thinking boy but I'm not sure?? :clearwing 1:
  16. Budgie Behavior
    Yesterday morning, my baby birdy Merlin passed away, Iv'e had her and Charlie for 4 years. Yesterday I made sure charlie wasnt alone, I had to leave for class for a couple hours, so I had my neighbors come over to be with her. When people were over and talking, she was chirping. Last night I...
  17. Budgie Behavior
    After two weeks since my new hand raised budgie came home, I've just been able to get him out of the cage (perch on my finger) without too much resistance from him trying to get back on his cage perch. Now I've tried bonding with him and trying to get him to eat out of my hands but whenever I...
  18. Budgie Behavior
    I just got my new budgie, and I'm a little worried. I've read that it's perfectly normal for your budgie not to move for the first few days, as it is adjusting. However, I've also read that budgies sitting at the bottom of their cages is a bad sign. He is not puffed up, just sitting motionless...
  19. General Budgie Talk
    Hi all! :wild: I am currently a 2nd year college student that goes to school a bit far away from home (7 hour drive). I've had my budgie, Sebi, for about six years now. Originally I had bought him with a mate, but she unfortunately passed away a couple years back. Since then, he has had no...
  20. General Budgie Talk
    Hi! I'm new around here, and I just got a budgie for the first time and it's name is Cosmo! I believe he is around 8 months old and I got him from PetSmart. He is special because he tamed to me in just 1 week, and perches on my shoulder comfortably even when I walk around the house. I was very...
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