English Budgies at Royal Wings Aviary
Royal Wings Aviary is the proud host of the Michiana Elite Bird Fair and a member of the American Budgerigar Society and the Budgerigar Association of America. We raise English Budgies. All of our baby birds are handfed and socialized. We sell our babies throughout the Midwest from our Michiana aviary and at bird fairs in Illinois, Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, and Missouri.
Appearance of English Budgies
English Budgies are much bigger than regular parakeets, or American Budgies. They have more bulk to their bodies and usually have a “beard”. We have a variety of colors ranging from violet and blue to white, gray, and yellow-green. Some of our English Budgies are pearl, some are pied, some are opaline, and some are just regular English Budgies.
Talking English Budgies
I have read that English Budgies are the best talking parrots. Truthfully, I thought there was no way that could be true. How could they possibly compare to African Gray Parrots, the best talkers of all? Then a very special baby English Budgie was born in our aviary. He clearly begged to be with humans over other English Budgies. I took him to school, and my students fell in love with him and named him Blueberry. One day a friend came to visit and immediately saw that he was special. She wanted to buy Blueberry, but I told her he was a pet. My friend was very persistent. She kept asking until I finally sold Blueberry to her. That was the best decision I could have made. My friend had the time to work with Blueberry and give him a loving home. Now Blueberry talks constantly. I always chuckle when he says, “Frank is stupid” loudly and clearly. You see, Frank is her husband.
Male or Female?
It is very easy to tell if a mature English Budgie is a male or a female. If the cere is purple or blue, the budgie is a male. If the cere is brown, white, or tan it is a female. I have found both males and females to be equally good pets.