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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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The budgies were in a cage and the African house snake in a plastic vivarium when they were found at the end of a narrow road in Swansea.
It's also best not to leave your budgies alone, just in case anything happens.
By the time wedding bells rang out Budgie had hit the big time with a transfer to Aston Villa but, of course, he returned to the seaside for his nuptials.
The coaches went to his room to wake him up and Budgie leapt out of bed with nothing on apart from his goalie gloves
Cats and dogs make ideal companions but so do the humble budgie.
There will be no comeback for your unpleasant budgie smugglers.
Once outside, the budgie marveled at how quickly The Family adapted to his absence, though The Blonde One wept for a time while the budgie watched from atop the air conditioner that jutted out her bedroom window.
The theft and destruction of the prize-winning budgies took place the night before the Cornwall Budgerigar Show, where Penmead Pride was crowned champion last year, leading to suspicion it may have been carried out by a rival.
My wife and I happened on a pet store that had some budgies in a big cage in the window.
As for budgies they have them sussed with eight of their own at home.
AoThere are no holidays when you are a professional,Ao said Budgie about MohammedAAEs training schedule while other national team players are enjoying an off-season break.
The two men, who wore beanie hats and scarves and were armed with an auctioneer's-style hammer as they ransacked the pensioner's home, threatened the elderly woman using her own walking stick before killing her budgie and escaping with around pounds 150.