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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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We hypothesized that both alfaxalone at 15 mg/kg IM and the combination of butorphanol at 2.5 mg/kg IM and midazolam at 1.2 mg/kg IM will produce sedation sufficient for completing a physical examination, phlebotomy, and 2-view radiographs in budgerigars. Additionally, we hypothesized that the induction and recovery characteristics will be similar between protocols.
Stating that the budgerigars incubating almost 6 times per year, Orak added that warm and peace environment is highly important for those birds.
Budgerigars, also known as 'budgies', are native Australian birds.
But a warning about security was issued by the other joint secretary of the budgerigars and foreign bird section Sue Spencer after an increase in bird thefts in recent years.
I have had many budgerigars but never one like this one.
Is he still breeding budgerigars and running a market stall with his uncle?' Dismayed, I watched her eyes fill with tears as she lowered herself into a chair.
Species covered include ferrets, rabbits, guinea pigs, chinchillas, rats, hamsters, and other small rodents; parrots, budgerigars, canaries, finches, and toucans; lizards, snakes, tortoises and turtles, frogs, and salamanders; and pond fish, tropical freshwater fish, and tropical marine fish.
In December, giant crackers would be pulled open, showering out sweets for the children; in June, models paraded through the store in the latest bridal wear and at Easter, canaries and budgerigars sang out from colourful cages suspended over the ground floor.
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.
Specific species of Psittaciformes include keas, cockatoos, cockatiels, lories, lorikeets, parrotlets, parakeets, budgerigars, rosellas, conures, lovebirds, maazons, and macaws.
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."
Abstract: Macrorhabdus ornithogaster, avian gastric yeast, is a common cause of gastrointestinal disease in budgerigars (Melopsittacus 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.