Budgerigars are well-known parrots staying in large flocks and are often called lovebirds. They are a small ground parakeet and are native to Australia. Also a popular pet throughout the world and can mimic well. The wild budgerigars are green and yellow, caged-birds have a variety of colours. They are found throughout Australia and nest in hollow limbs of gum trees, have white eggs and usually lay between 4 to 5. It takes up to 20 days for the young to hatch. Breeding in late August to late January. The native birds feed on grass-seed and do considerable damage to farmers grain crops. Scientific name: Melopsittacus undalatus
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