Common Name: Budgerigar or Parakeets
Latin Name: Melopsittacus undulatus
Geographic Range: Mexico, Central America and South America
Physical Description / Characteristics: Budgies and Parakeets are actually one and the same. Parakeets are a group of bird’s number several dozen that are small and have long tails and are generally smaller than the large types of parrots. There are several groups of parakeets (Lineolated, Indian Ringneck and Moustache Parakeet).
Number: There are multiple species of Parakeets. Between the Cockatiel and Parakeets there are 60