Bird ID: 6718
Species: Parakeet
Sex: Male
Sub-Species: Standard Budgie
Health Status: Healthy
Good with Children: Unknown
Well Socialized: Unknown
Currently in Foster Care
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Hi, I`m Mael, on the right, a little guy budgie who was rescued from an aviary situation in March 2020, along with my guy pals, when our owner could no longer care for us. I`m sitting with the only gal from our group, Magglio, who`s since sadly deceased.

I eat a diet of seeds in the morning and pellets in the afternoon. I`m not too into fruits but I will eat lettuce if you leave it in the food bowl. I am not quite hand-tame but very food motivated, which means I could be easy to train. With some time and patience I could grow more accustomed to being held. I think I`d do great with responsible kids and first-time bird adopters.

Maybe you have the patience to help me when I join your forever home?

In nature, parakeets (budgerigars) live in large flocks. A single bird in a cage spends much of his/her life being lonely because humans have things they must do that take them away. We therefore will only adopt a single parakeet to a household if there is already at least one parakeet living there. Otherwise, parakeets must be adopted in groups of two or more.