The budgerigar (also known as budgies or parakeets) is a long-tailed, seed-eating, fun, lively and intelligent parrot that make wonderful pets.
Budgerigars are small in size which makes them suitable for most people and age groups. Budgerigars come in a huge range of colours and varieties. They can be tamed and trained to talk, do not have complicated needs and are relatively easy to breed. Like any other pet, budgerigars need to be cared for well and need to be respected.
With research and the right information, you can give your budgerigar a long and happy life whilst enjoying a wonderful pet or venture into breeding the many varieties available.