Puddings & Toyboys

A blog about my beautiful budgies.

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I am very proud to report that Cagney, Bezukhov & Phineas feature on the summer-themed banner of a budgerigars forum!

There is a competition each season to select a new banner, with the winner voted for by the members.  The following is the winner:

Summer Banner 2015

Summer Banner 2015


It can be seen in situ here: http://budgerigarsforum.proboards.com/ until the 27th September 2015.  Do take a look & have a browse around the friendly & informative forum. 🙂

For non-UK readers who may be perplexed at the sight of budgies with knotted handkerchiefs on their heads, this is what Wikipedia says:

In the United Kingdom, the habit of wearing a handkerchief with tied corners on one’s head at the beach has become a seaside postcard stereotype, referenced by the Gumby characters in Monty Python’s Flying Circus.