FIVEaa Interview on Santa’s Best Kept Secret

A Budgie for Christmas? Why Budgies are Santa’s Best Kept Secret!

Lucy Lokan and David Penberthy from FIVEaa Adelaide interview Budgerigar Council of South Australia President Troy Holmes on the balance that a budgie strikes in affordability and interaction, as many consider a Budgie for Christmas.

Do you have someone in your life who needs a companion pet or a child that’s keen to take on their first pet responsibility? Budgies are a great companion pet for someone older or living alone. They’re also a fantastic first pet; kids can teach them tricks while fostering a sense of responsibility. For more of the virtues of gifting a Budgie for Christmas, check out the video link below:


If you’re currently facing the challenge of finding a new and loving home for a budgie, please know that we’re here to offer our full support and assistance. We understand that rehoming a pet can be a difficult process. To that end, we stand committed to making it as smooth and stress-free as possible. Don’t hesitate to reach out to us for any guidance or help you may need; simply get in touch with us through our Contact Us page and we’ll be more than happy to assist you.

Budgies in South Australia

Additionally, to stay informed about the latest developments and activities concerning Budgerigars in South Australia, we invite you to follow our Facebook page. Furthermore, if you’re a true budgie enthusiast, why not consider becoming a part of our vibrant community and Join The Flock? This represents an excellent opportunity for you to connect with like-minded individuals who share your passion for these delightful Australian birds.

Our community is a hub of activity and camaraderie, with multiple clubs spread across South Australia. These clubs are always thrilled to welcome new members, offering a warm and friendly environment where you can share your experiences, tips, and stories about budgies. By joining, you not only get to meet fellow budgie lovers but also gain access to a wealth of knowledge and resources that can enhance your experience with these birds.

To ensure you don’t miss out on any of our gatherings, exhibitions, or other special events, we encourage you to regularly check our calendar. This is your go-to source for all the latest on our event schedule, including the much-anticipated budgerigar auctions. These auctions are not only a great place to see some of the finest budgies but also an opportunity to expand your own flock with some exceptional birds.


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