Budgie in captivity: when a pet budgerigar is well taken care of, their average lifespan is 5 - 8 years. However, if they are particularly fortunate, it is possible for a pet budgie to live up to 15 or even 20 years in rare cases.
Can a budgie live for 15 years?
When given prime care, a budgie can live between eight and fifteen years. Thats the same age range as a dog.
What are the rarest budgies?
What is the rarest parakeet color? Anthracite parakeets, a dark charcoal grey color, is one of the rarest colors for a parakeet. Other rare colors can be rainbow, clearwing, and lacewing parakeets. These rare colors are caused by genetic mutations, so a rare color can become more and more common over time.
How do you know if your budgie is dying?
Spending more time on the bottom of the cage. Weakness or inability to perch. Overgrown or discolored beak. Change in droppings: color or consistency.