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In Parrots

What is a budgerigar?

  A "budgie" is the same thing as a parakeet. A budgie is a bird which can be kept as a pet and can be taught to talk. --- A budgie (short for budgerigar) is a colo (MORE)
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Can budgerigars sing?

No, budgies do not sing. They chatter a lot, mimic other sounds, and whistle, but they are not songbirds and thus do not sing.
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Is the budgerigar endangered?

The budgerigar is not endangered. There are plenty of them both in the wild, and domesticated (as pets and in aviaries). Besides being found in plentiful numbers in their nati (MORE)
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What is the population of the budgerigar?

No one can say for sure how many budgies there are in the world. They originate from Australia, where it is believer that the wild population exceeds 5 million. Being the most (MORE)
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How do Budgerigars communicate?

Budgerigars communicate using a variety of chirps and chattering.  They also communicate by clicking and grinding their beak, and even  wiping their beak. Body language is a (MORE)

Is a budgerigar a parrot?

Yes. A budgerigar, or budgie, is one of the smallest parrots. Parrots are easily distinguished by their curved beaks, rather than long beaks.
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Is a parakeet also known as a budgerigar?

The term "parakeet" is a generalised term to cover numerous species of smaller, long-tailed parrots. Usually, it is applied to the budgerigar , or budgie, a small native Aust (MORE)
In Grammar

What is the collective noun for budgerigar?

The collective noun is a chatter of budgerigars, a clatter of budgerigars, and a flock of budgerigars. The Oxford English Dictionary list no specific collective term for a g (MORE)