The average Parakeet lives between 5 and 9 years, although some have lived well into their teens. Parakeets are extremely intelligent and social and are more comfortable in a large flock than on their own.
|SCIENTIFIC NAME||MELOPSITTACUS UNDULATUS BUDGERIGAR|
|WHERE IN THE WILD?||DESERT, OPEN SCRUB OR WOODLANDS OF CENTRAL AUSTRALIA|
|WHAT'S ON THE MENU?||SEEDS, FRUITS, VEGETABLES, PLANT AND FLOWER MATERIAL|
|LIFE EXPECTANCY||5-9 YEARS|