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budgerigar

(bŭj`ərēgär'): see parakeetparakeet
or parrakeet,
common name for a widespread group of small parrots, native to the Indo-Malayan region and popular as cage birds. Parakeets have long, pointed tails, unlike the chunky lovebirds with which they are sometimes confused.
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budgerigar

a small green Australian parrot, Melopsittacus undulatus: a popular cagebird that is bred in many different coloured varieties
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Thirteen birds (20%) died during treatment without showing improvement; 1 budgerigar died on day 1 of treatment, 1 on day 2, 2 on day 3,4 on day 4, 2 on day 5, 1 on day 7, 1 on day 11, and 1 on day 19.
The event was organized by PMAS-AAUR in collaboration with Northern Budgerigar Cockatiel Club and Department of Wildlife.
If studying budgerigar movement in relation to anatomy, one observation might be enough.
The killing happened the night before the Cornwall Budgerigar Show - where Penmead Pride was crowned champion last year.
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SUMMARY: The tongue of the budgerigar was analyzed macroscopically and by scanning electron microscopy with conventional and NaoH maceration techniques.
We compared polymerase chain reaction (PCR) of cloacal swab samples and fecal Gram's stain (FGS) for diagnosis of active shedding of M ornithogaster in a captive flock of budgerigars (Melopsitiacus undulatus).
Petco also supplies chicken feed as well as parrot, canary and budgerigar foods.
Alan Blakeman, chairman of Birmingham Budgerigar Society, said prize-winning exhibition birds could fetch upwards of pounds 500 from eager breeders.
A BUDGERIGAR breeder has launched a fresh appeal for information after his champion bird was killed in a suspected sabotage attack.
The Budgerigar Society believes the 21 birds stolen from Andrew Pooley's aviary were meant for a foreign dealer and that they could have been stolen to order.