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Synonyms for budgerigar

small Australian parakeet usually light green with black and yellow markings in the wild but bred in many colors

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One of the most common causes of gastrointestinal disease in budgerigars (Melopsittacus undulatus) is Macrorhabdus ornithogaster, also called avian gastric yeast.
The use of budgerigars as a teaching and learning resource has great potential to engage primary students and provide a stimulus like no other to develop the scientific knowledge and skills required to work
I have had many budgerigars but never one like this one.
Is he still breeding budgerigars and running a market stall with his uncle?
It means that birds such as parrots, finches, budgerigars and hawks will no longer be accepted from Cambodia, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Pakistan, China, South Korea, Thailand or Vietnam.
In the mid-1950s, budgerigars (Melopsittacus undulatus), or "budgies," became popular household pets in the United States; within a decade, more than 5.
To see if fluorescence really did matter in romance, Arnold and her colleagues studied budgerigars with the coloring they have in the wild.
To us, all yellow feathers might look the same but budgerigars can detect much finer differences in the qualities of colours.
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).
The new show is called Celebration and includes a talented family of pet cats, white heavy horses and comedy from Mr Lorenz and Alex the Fireman, tumbling from Kenya and ringmaster extraordinaire Norman Barrett MBE with his cheeky performing budgerigars.
MOTORCYCLES, acrobats and budgerigars will all be on the bill as a famous circus comes to Tyneside.
Mr Iley was found dead alongside 20 of his pet budgerigars at the Albert Guest House at Front Street, Shotton, County Durham, on January 4 last year.
Studies in vocal-learning species have largely focused on case studies of individual animals, but Seki and colleagues conducted larger-scale experiments and found that budgerigars (Fig.
In 2009, the Animal Behaviour journal published a paper, Yawning And Thermoregulation In Budgerigars by AC Gallup, M L Miller and A B Clark, extending our knowledge of yawning to the avian world.
No, when Ferguson contacted the bench it was a via a phone that appeared to be of the kind of 1970s white plastic styling that made you wonder whether it still had the trill sound ringtone that budgerigars were so keen on mimicking.