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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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When was the last time you read a story in Budgerigar World about the financial machinations of Denbighshire County Council?
Avian paramyxovirus serotype 3 was isolated from an imported budgerigar that died during import quarantine in Great Britain?
But they have now admitted their search has been in vain and that Petula, the one-year-old green and yellow Australian budgerigar, is still ruling the roost.
The APV-specific PCR products were sequenced, and a nucleotide sequence homology of 99% to the psittacine APV strain budgerigar fledgling disease virus-1 was determined by using a BLAST search of the GenBank database.
The national Budgerigar Society has advised its members to cancel shows and stop trading birds - meaning that dozens of events across the North have had to be called off for the next four months.
A BUDGERIGAR whose beak was torn off in a fight is being kept alive by her caring mate who feeds her every time she chirps.
Pathogenesis of Sarcocystis falcatula (Apicomplexa: Sarcocystidae) in the budgerigar (Melopsittacus undulatus).
budgerigar (Melopsittacus undulatus), (15) teratoma in a great blue heron (Ardea herodias), (16) and a single case report of cystadenoma in an African grey parrot, (9) in which the exact origin of the neoplasia could not be determined.
Budgerigar fledgling disease is an acute viral infectious disease caused by avian polyomavirus (APV).
A BUDGERIGAR breeder has launched a fresh appeal for information after his champion bird was killed in a suspected sabotage attack.
A top budgerigar breeder spoke of his devastation after returning home to find his champion bird killed in a suspected sabotage attack by a rival.
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.
His father was superintendant of a local children's home and a leading national budgerigar fancier.
Within such households, the budgerigar is a less popular pet, with the number of British seven to 19-year-olds who have one dropping from more than half a million 15 years ago to less than a quarter of a million today.
Calvey said: "West's pride and joy is a budgerigar.