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Breeding season: any time of the year, in response to rainfall. Clutch size is six to eight eggs. Nest is a bare cavity in a suitable tree branch or in the trunk. The female incubates the eggs.
The male has a dark blue cere (skin at the base of the upper mandible surrounding the nostrils).
Source: Atlas of Living Australia
As with all parrots, the Budgerigar is born naked and helpless.
Herbivore. Feeds on seeds of native herbs and grasses, such as porcupine grass and saltbush.
Found in most open habitats and not far from water.
Native to Australia