Common Names: Bourke Parakeet, Bourke Grass Keet, Opaline Parakeet
Size: The average size for this species is 71/2 inches (19cm).
Compatibility: Bourkes are very peaceful and can be kept in an aviary with other peaceful species such as Splendids, Socities and other peaceful finches.
Personality: This species is not very flighty being most active at dawn and dusk. They are social and do enjoy the company of other birds or people. Young handfed birds make excellent pets