Budgerigar

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Budgerigar

Latin: Melopsittacus undulatus

Deutsch: Wellensittich

French: Perruche ondulée

Netherland: Grasparkiet

Italian: Parrocchetto ondulato

Spain: Periquito australiano

 

Biological data:

Distribution: Australia; occurs in the interior of the continent

Habitat: open grassland and woodland; spinifex and mulga scrublands, savannah with acacia and eucalyptus, agriculture areas

Size: 18cm

Adult Weight: 22-32g

IUCN Red List category: Least Concern

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Sources:  

http://ibc.lynxeds.com/sound/budgerigar-melopsittacus-undulatus/two-birds-calling-while-perching-bush

http://www.arndt-verlag.com/projekt/birds_3.cgi?Desc=E150.htm&Pic=150_1.JPG&Search=budgerigar&Lang=eng

http://www.parrots.org/index.php/encyclopedia/profile/budgerigar/

http://www.birdlife.org/datazone/speciesfactsheet.php?id=1489

 

Title photo: (c) Guillaume PILLET. This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic license.

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