"And finally, Bungy the budgie has found a novel way of keeping cool this summer. Bungy, who lives at the Five Feathers in Barnsley, has learned to water-ski!"
--Muggle newscaster (OP1)
A small parrot-like bird kept as a pet, which in the U.S. is called a parakeet. See also Budgerigar Society.
- The pixies were electric blue and about eight inches high, with pointed faces and voices so shrill it was like listening to a lot of budgies arguing (CS6)
- If [the newsreaders] had reached water-skiing budgerigars, there was nothing else worth hearing (OP1).
- During the 2014 Quidditch World Cup, the German National team's manager, Franziska Faust, reported that Pfeffer, a player who was injured after falling for a wronski feint from a Welsh opponent, thought he was a budgie called "Klaus" when he came to, but that he was likely in time to make a complete recovery (Pm).