Bird ID: 6715
Species: Parakeet
Sex: Male
Sub-Species: Standard Budgie
Health Status: Healthy
Good with Children: Unknown
Well Socialized: Unknown
Currently in Foster Care
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Hi, I`m MacGregor, a little guy budgie who was rescued from an aviary situation with my guy pals when our owner could no longer care for us. In the few months I have been in my foster home, I am happy to say that I have made great progress in learning about you humans. The vacuum cleaner no longer makes me jump. I have learned that food in a human`s hands is as tasty as from the dish. It takes me a minute or two to get my nerve up to jump on the hand but I eat with vigor once I make the move. I no longer bite the hand that is holding me. With time and patience I could become a sweet tame bird friend for your forever home, don`t you think?
In nature, parakeets (budgerigars) live in large flocks. A single bird in a cage spends much of his/her life being lonely because humans have things they must do that take them away. We therefore will only adopt a single parakeet to a household if there is already at least one parakeet living there. Otherwise, parakeets must be adopted in groups of two or more.