The Finch Farm Co.

Budgies - (Budgerigar Parakeets) - Blue

/mo for 6 mos

Estimated Delivery Time:
$19.99
Warranty:
Live Arrival Guarantee: We take great pride in shipping extremely healthy and active birds to our customers. If a bird has perished upon arrival, a Finch Farm Credit for the amount of the perished bird will be provided to you as a coupon code that can be used toward a future purchase. To honor our guarantee, we require notification, in writing, within 24 hours of receipt, along with a picture of the perished bird. Please communicate with us by clicking our grey Contact Us button. While antibiotics may occasionally need to be used to treat birds, we recommend that usage is coordinated with your Veterinarian If any of the birds are 'tucking' their head, sleeping all day, fluffed up and/or lethargic. During such times using antibiotics with their only water source might be considered, however, we recommend good Veterinarian guidance. If you have issues or concerns about your birds, please notify us within three hours of receipt of your order. Once your bird(s) are in your care, we trust that you will care for your bird(s) in a loving and healthy manner. Be sure to review our Bird Care Instructions to assist in your bird's wellness. We wish you the very best in Avian adventures and thank you for choosing 'The Finch Farm Co'. Live Animals are not returnable. Please note our pet bird offerings are ready to be domesticated by you, and have been previously weaned but not necessarily hand fed. The time it takes to tame your bird is dependent upon the amount of time you spend to create a strong bond of trust with your new bird. Every bird is different. We trust you will research your bird(s) regarding how best to bond with them, and their ability to be trained, as this will vary depending upon the bird species. Claims will be honored within your 24 hour window of live guarantee. Thank you, The Finch Farm Team ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Our company goal is to provide excellent birds, products and customer service to help enhance your avian experience. Live animals are often challenging to source. Finding the best avian pet is our focus and includes our internal farming efforts, as well as our external partner network. As such, our team would be grateful that once you have placed your live bird order, you please work with us until your order is received. Please review our cancellation policy in the Terms of Service. You can count on us for the very best in selection and service. We appreciate being a part of your avian experience as well as assisting you to breed these wonderful creatures. Let us work together to meet their needs, as well as yours, and the company who serves you. We sincerely appreciate your patronage and incredible support! ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
SKU:
LB_PRK_BDB
Availability:
About 1 Week
Weight:
0.25 LBS
Width:
1.00 (in)
Height:
5.50 (in)
Depth:
1.00 (in)
Gift wrapping:
Options available
DNA Testing Adds $99 - Allow 3 to 6+ Weeks for Testing *
Current stock: 0
Description

Description

Identification: The Budgerigar (Melopsittacus undulatus), also known as common pet parakeet, shell parakeet and informally nicknamed the Budgie, is a small, long-tailed, seed-eating parrot. Budgerigars are the only species in the Australian genus Melopsittacus, and are found wild throughout the drier parts of Australia where the species has survived harsh inland conditions for the last five million years. Budgies are naturally green and yellow with black, scalloped markings on the nape, back, and wings, but have been bred in captivity with colouring in blues, whites, yellows, greys, and even with small crests. Budgies are popular pets around the world due to their small size, low cost, and ability to mimic human speech. The origin of the budgerigar's name is unclear. The species was first recorded in 1805, and today is the third most popular pet in the world, after the domesticated dog and cat. The budgerigar is closely related to the lories and the fig parrots. They are one of the parakeet species, a non-taxonomical term that refers to any of a number of small parrots with long, flat and tapered tails. Note that the blues range in color from a soft baby blue to a medium royal blue in coloring. 

Coloring:  Coloring can vary from images posted, as they can range from a very soft color to more vivid coloring.

Geography: Australia

Song / Call: Click here for the Budgerigar's Song

Size: 5"-6"

Sexing: Monomorphic (visually difficult to sex). DNA testing is available to ensure desired gender. 

Life Span: 10-15 Years

Temperament: Budgies are very easy to tame if acquired at a young age. They are very playful and active, and quieter than most other parrots. After the domesticated dog and cat, these sweet parakeets are the third most popular pet in the world, even available to mimic human speech. 

Breeding: Budgie breeding is a relatively easy process but requires experience gained overtime. In both captivity and the wild, budgerigars breed opportunistically and in pairs. 

Diet: Parakeet SeedAustralian Blend Goldenfeast, as well as our Oat GroatsBlack-Oiled Sunflower Seeds, Fruits, Vegetables, Cuttlefish BoneOat Groats 

DNA Testing  Note: If a DNA test is selected by a customer to determine gender of a bird, a charge of $99.00 is charged per test, and the results may take 3-6 plus weeks for results. 

* If there is not a gender option listed for this bird on our website, that particular species is 'monomorphic,' which means we’re unable to determine gender without DNA testing. If no DNA testing is ordered, we are unable to guarantee a preferred gender, but will do our best if you note your preference in the comment section of your order. See our FAQs for more info.

Shipping and Safety Travel Boxes

Reviews

Reviews (5)

23rd Mar 2019

First Budgie

I have wanted a bird for awhile. Spent 2 years doing research, mulling it over, researching more and then finally just decided to order my new family member and not think about it, anymore. I'm so glad I did. I've had my new budgie, Ziggy Stardust for 2 weeks, now. He arrived in good health, barely a day and a half from the time he shipped. He was very quiet the first couple days before he started grinding his break regularly. The last 3 days have been non-stop singing and chattering. He's still too wary to really jump on my hand, yet, which is to be expected. I sit close to him and talk to him while I crochet, paint, etc. He gets as close as possible as the cage allows so he can watch me and chat with me. I really never thought a tiny little bird could steal my heart so easily. When I get Ziggy a budgie buddy, I'll be going through The Finch Farm again. Thanks guys!

Jason D Ray 4th Mar 2019

Outstanding Care & Service from start to finish.

I bought 12 parakeets in a variety of colors. I received them a within a 1 1/2 days from time they where shipped. I live on the East Coast. The staff at The Finch Farm shipped them in a USPS Safety Travel Box, per my request, when I ordered online from their easy to navigate site. They took great care in picking the birds I wanted and they shipped them with everything they needed to make the trip to me safe and sound. The staff also sent before shipping, pics of the birds you order and tracking emails, so you can know where your birds are at all times during the shipping / traveling process. My birds arrived alive and well. I also placed another order for cockatiels and look forward to receiving them. I will be visiting The Finch Farm online site for future purchases as well. The Staff was outstanding in handling my order from start to finish. I highly recommend them. Thanks

Additional Info

Additional Info

Warranty:
Live Arrival Guarantee: We take great pride in shipping extremely healthy and active birds to our customers. If a bird has perished upon arrival, a Finch Farm Credit for the amount of the perished bird will be provided to you as a coupon code that can be used toward a future purchase. To honor our guarantee, we require notification, in writing, within 24 hours of receipt, along with a picture of the perished bird. Please communicate with us by clicking our grey Contact Us button. While antibiotics may occasionally need to be used to treat birds, we recommend that usage is coordinated with your Veterinarian If any of the birds are 'tucking' their head, sleeping all day, fluffed up and/or lethargic. During such times using antibiotics with their only water source might be considered, however, we recommend good Veterinarian guidance. If you have issues or concerns about your birds, please notify us within three hours of receipt of your order. Once your bird(s) are in your care, we trust that you will care for your bird(s) in a loving and healthy manner. Be sure to review our Bird Care Instructions to assist in your bird's wellness. We wish you the very best in Avian adventures and thank you for choosing 'The Finch Farm Co'. Live Animals are not returnable. Please note our pet bird offerings are ready to be domesticated by you, and have been previously weaned but not necessarily hand fed. The time it takes to tame your bird is dependent upon the amount of time you spend to create a strong bond of trust with your new bird. Every bird is different. We trust you will research your bird(s) regarding how best to bond with them, and their ability to be trained, as this will vary depending upon the bird species. Claims will be honored within your 24 hour window of live guarantee. Thank you, The Finch Farm Team ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Our company goal is to provide excellent birds, products and customer service to help enhance your avian experience. Live animals are often challenging to source. Finding the best avian pet is our focus and includes our internal farming efforts, as well as our external partner network. As such, our team would be grateful that once you have placed your live bird order, you please work with us until your order is received. Please review our cancellation policy in the Terms of Service. You can count on us for the very best in selection and service. We appreciate being a part of your avian experience as well as assisting you to breed these wonderful creatures. Let us work together to meet their needs, as well as yours, and the company who serves you. We sincerely appreciate your patronage and incredible support! ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
SKU:
LB_PRK_BDB
Availability:
About 1 Week
Weight:
0.25 LBS
Width:
1.00 (in)
Height:
5.50 (in)
Depth:
1.00 (in)
Gift wrapping:
Options available
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