Melons are technically a berry, and berries are good for budgies, so it follows that melons would be safe for budgies. There are some caveats, though. Melon is healthy for […]
25 Little-Known Household Dangers for Budgies (And Why)
The childlike curiosity of budgies is charming and endearing, but it also makes them vulnerable to household dangers. Naturally, as pet bird owners, we want to make the home safe […]
Why Do Budgies Stretch Their Necks?
Budgies can often tell us how they’re feeling through their body movements. They use body language to show emotion when they’re sick, happy, scared, threatened, and when they feel conversational. […]
How Do Budgies Get Sour Crop?
A common digestive issue budgies develop is sour crop (also known as crop stasis). The digestive system of budgies contains a food storage area called the crop, where food goes […]
How Do Budgies See The World? [Budgies vs. Human Vision]
Eyesight is among a budgie’s most important senses. Their vision allows them to search for food, fly safely, identify threats, and find mates. While humans and many other birds have […]
Why Has My Budgie Lost Its Balance? [Wobbly+ Stumbling Birds]
The most common reason budgies lose their balance is ataxia, which affects the musculoskeletal and nervous systems, so they appear uncoordinated and clumsy. Loss of balance can also be due […]
Why Does My Budgie Keep Coughing?
When budgies are unwell, they keep their illnesses well hidden. This is one of the reasons why many owners don’t realize there’s something wrong with their budgie until the symptoms […]
5 Most Common Budgie Sleeping Positions (with Meanings)
Budgies (parakeets) have evolved to sleep after sunset and wake up at the crack of dawn. The average budgie will sleep 10-12 hours per day, but not necessarily in one […]
Why Do Budgies Bob Their Heads Up And Down?
Head bobbing is a common behavior for budgies. Seeing your budgie moving its head up and down for the first time may seem strange, especially with no obvious explanation. Budgies […]