every few days when my budgie is in her large cage she will flutter her wings like a hummingbird. Why does she do this?
she is out of her cage for 1/2 a day
- BeverlyLv 62 months ago
Budgies are from Australia and fly in very large flocks. They pretty much fly around all day unless they are eating or roosting for a while. Being keep in a cage it feels good to the bird to flutter and stretch it wings like our arms. I'm glad you let her get out and fly. They need to do this for health reasons. Good diet is essential. Fresh veggies like spinach, carrot, green beans and more. Make sure it has a mineral source, beak conditioner block,cuttlebone,fine grit and more.
I have outdoor aviaries and my birds are outdoors all year. I have been breeding Budgies and Cockatiels for over 30 years. I have cockatiels that are well into their 30's and Budgies that are now 6-7 years old. Good Luck!
- Suzan KLv 52 months ago
If there is a male budgie somewhere in the house, she is inviting him to meet her for coupling. If you don't have a male, that means she needs to meet a male.Source(s): I noticed that kind of behavior with my female lovebird.
- 2 months ago
- thebax2006Lv 72 months ago
To get exercise.
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- TarkarriLv 72 months ago
Exercise! Is she allowed out to fly for a few hours each day?
- 2 months ago
Probably wants to fly free.