The Step Up and Waving Trick is based on step-up training. Gently roll the ball towards the budgie, and the bird will instinctively save the ball.
Add a goal mouth, and your budgie transforms into a goalkeeper.
The “step-up” command should be learned by all pet birds; it is the most basic trick you can teach your pet. Other tricks you can use with a budgie to teach them how to fly include Up the Ladder, Down the Slide, and Waving.
How to Train Your Budgie
The trick is based on step-up training, and the How to train a budgie to come to you.
Facts About Parakeets as Pets
Adorable Birds that crave their owners’ attention. Make wonderful pets for families living in small homes and apartments.
Even if captive bred, they are inherently wild even if domesticated. The budgie, or parakeet, is among the smallest of the parrot species commonly kept as pets.
Budgie is the most common bird sold in most pet stores.
Tricks to Teach Parakeets
Choose an appropriate object for your bird to play with. When the parakeet takes it in its beak, say Fetch.
When it drops the object, say Drop it. If it lands in your hand, offer a treat.
Step is one of the first commands you should teach your parakeet. Head bobbing and dipping are two other tricks you can teach your birds.