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PRI's Environmental News Magazine


Air Date: Week of November 12, 2010

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Budgie Quintet (Photo: ©Listening Earth)

Budgies tweet from Australia.


GELLERMAN: We leave you this week surrounded by budgies.

Budgie Quintet (Photo: ©Listening Earth)


GELLERMAN: The deserts of Australia are home to the Budgerigar. These wild parakeets wake at dawn, chatter amiably and then flutter off in groups to feast on seeds. Andrew Skeoch found these colorful birds frolicking down under in the Macdonnel Ranges in Central Australia and recorded them for his CD called “Happy Budgies.”



Happy Budgies – The Sound of Wild Budgerigars


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