Photos by Nina Leen.
So fun to witness Budgie Love in the fifties!
Don’t let your budgies eat grapefruit!
The article (“A Rage for Parakeets”, LIFE April 20, 1953) says to give them whisky for a cold.
It also says Macy’s sold 200 to 500 budgies per week.
They were really popular in the 1950s. I hope all those budgie found good homes…
Yikes on the whisky! I’ll have to post the whole article soon.
I like the aviary the petstore has
I believe the Flock was eyeing that, too.
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