Parakeet

Parakeet

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.


FAST FACTS
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