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Budgerigar +

Melopsittacus undulatus

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Budgerigars originate from Australia, where they still live in the wild today. They are naturally green with a yellow face – a colour variety that can also be seen in our aviary. All other colour mutations are from breeding.

Classification:

Order: parrots; family: psittaculidae

Diet:

Primarily the seeds of spinifex

Habitat:

Savannahs and steppes as well as open grassy areas in Central Australia

Reproduction:

Budgerigars breed in tree hollows, in which they lay 4–6 eggs. Incubation takes 18 days.

Status according to Red List/ distribution area

Least concern (LC)

Status according to Red List:Least concern (LC)

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