· Servant of The King
Welcome to talk budgies Heather. It sounds like you have made progress, so I don't think it is too late. Most budgies do not like being petted, so your male is more the exception than rule. We have a lot of very good, expert advice in our training/bonding section sticky's that will help you moving forward. We would love to see pic's of them, and how very awesome of you to take them in...