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Maroon-faced Parakeet (Pyrrhura leucotis)

Order: Psittaciformes | Family: Psittacidae | Genus: Pyrrhura | Species: leucotis

Do Budgies Need Darkness to Sleep?

One of the best ways to keep a happy and healthy budgie is by providing a night of peaceful sleep. This requires that you know the best sleeping conditions. Budgies do not need complete darkness for sleep as it scares them. Instead, they prefer little shades of light. Frightened budgies will, Read More

What are Signs that a Budgie is Dying?

Budgie life span is relatively short. Generally, they can live for an average of 4 to 8 years in the wild. However, those that are pets and given extra care can live for 15 years. Coming to terms with the death of your feathered friend can be a terrible experience. This is a feeling familiar to all Read More