Gallery description : budgerigar

Budgerigar (melopsittacus undulatus) is a bird type animal. It usually inhabits open woodland and grassland near water. The animal weights about 30g - 40g (1oz - 1.4oz) and lives for 3 - 6 years. Human, snakes, large birds are dangerous for budgerigars. See the table below for more information.

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Facts about budgerigars
NameBudgerigar
TypeBird
Conservation StatusLeast concern
Main PreySeeds, fruit, insects, berries
KingdomAnimalia
Size (H)15cm - 20cm (5.9in - 7.8in)
HabitatOpen woodland and grassland near water
PhylumChordata
Wing Span25cm - 35cm (10in - 14in)
LifestyleFlock
OrderPsittaciformes
PredatorsHuman, snakes, large birds
ClassAves
DietOmnivore
Distinctive FeaturesBrightly coloured feathers and warble communication calls
GenusMelopsittacus
Scientific NameMelopsittacus undulatus
Weight30g - 40g (1oz - 1.4oz)
ColourBlack, white, grey, green, blue, yellow
FamilyPsittacidae
Average Clutch Size6
Skin TypeFeathers
Life Span3 - 6 years
Image Details
Description Budgerigar. Description Budgerigar-strzelecki-qld.jpg
Width 1520 pixels
Heigh 960 pixels
File type JPG
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