Bourke Parakeets: Colorful Nomadic Birds of Australia

Bourke's parakeet, originally classified in Neophema, became part of the Neopsephotus genus in the 1990s. its from Australia and  it's nomadic.


Bourke's parakeets are gentle, intelligent, and cuddly pets. They bond well when hand-fed  babies, offering companionship and occasional bursts of energy.


Bourke's parakeets are vocal during sunrise and sunset, but generally quieter compared to other parrots. They don't talk or perform tricks.


Bourke's parakeets have a dusty brown plumage with pink chests, blue tails, and visually distinguishable sexes. Various color mutations exist.


Bourke's parakeets thrive in spacious aviaries not cages. Aviary with branches suits them well. They require social interaction and training. 


Bourke's parakeets take diet of seeds, grasses, fruits, insects, and plant matter. They require a balanced meal with seeds, fresh vegetables, and fruits.


Bourke's parakeets have an average lifespan of around 10 to 15 years, although with proper care, they can live up to 20 years or more.