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budgerigar, budgie (Melopsittacus undulatus)
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budgerigar, budgie (Melopsittacus undulatus)

Deutsch: Ausschnitt aus der Tafel zu Wellensittichen
Date by 1840
Source Birds of Australia, Band von 1840
Author John Gould (1804–1881)

The budgerigar (Melopsittacus undulatus), also known as the common pet parakeet or shell parakeet and informally nicknamed the budgie, is a small, long-tailed, seed-eating parrot. Budgerigars are the only species in the Australian genus Melopsittacus, and are found wild throughout the drier parts of Australia.

Scientific Name: Melopsittacus undulatus (Shaw, 1805)
Common Names: Budgerigar, Budgie, common pet parakeet, shell parakeet
French: Perruche ondulée German: Wellensittich Spanish: Periquito común
Taxonomy: Psittacus undulatus Shaw, 1805, New South Wales, Australia.
Distribution: Australia, mainly away from coasts, and absent from Cape York Peninsula.

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