Budgies are native to Australia.
The budgies' habitat is characterized by open woodland and grassland. Budgies move from area to area as the seasons and the availability of food change.
In the wild, budgies live in small flocks that sometimes combine into very large flocks. Several thousand budgies have been observed together at watering holes! (Check out our video)
Budgies breed when the food supply is plentiful. They build their nests in tree holes and usually lay four to six eggs. The female sits on the eggs while the male gathers food, eats it, and returns to the nest. He then regurgitates the food to feed the female.
The budgies' diet in the wild consists mainly of grass seeds. However, in captivity, budgies should be fed seeds and pellets, plus a variety of leafy greens, vegetables, fruits, sprouts, whole grains and legumes.
Listen to Budgies in the wild:
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