budgerigar


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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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Evaluation of the anesthetic and cardiorespiratory effects of intramuscular alfaxalone compared with isoflurane inhalant and manual restraint in the budgerigar (Melopsittacus undulatus).
The event was organized by PMAS-AAUR in collaboration with Northern Budgerigar Cockatiel Club and Department of Wildlife.
Their study included nine different species of parrots, including budgerigars, African Grey parrots, cockatiels, and lovebirds.
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.
Not only the usual newspapers and radio stations you'd expect, but also such titans of local government reporting as Horticulture Week and, erm, Budgerigar World.
Morphological study of the tongue of budgerigar (Melopsittacus undulatus)
Glow-in-the-dark bird A budgerigar's head literally fluoresces, and both males and females prefer to court partners with a glow, a study found (161: 40).
I'm no fan of the big brewers who insist on vandalising traditional pubs, renaming them the Floosie and Flimflam or the Wombat and Budgerigar.
GEOFF CAPES - copper, budgerigar fanatic and everyone's favourite brick outhouse - comes under the spotlight and most welcome he is on our screens, too.
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.