Wild fruits

Wild fruits
Rowan berry (mountain ash)

Due to their vitamin content, the native wild fruits are often a valuable addition to the budgies’ diet.

Suitable wild fruits

Wild fruits





Mountain ash (Rowan)

Buds, flowers


Seeds slightly toxic




Buds, flowers


Bird cherry

Buds, flowers (no seeds!)


Buds, flowers, seeds

Collecting wild fruits

When collecting the fruit, of course, you need to pay attention to some things. Of course, you can not collect it in the immediate vicinity of busy roads, and you need to make sure that at the place of collection was not used weedkillers or the like.

Shrubs with wild fruits

Important ingredients: vitamin C, provitamin A, potassium, phosphate, magnesium, calcium, iron, copper, zinc, manganese

Important ingredients: vitamins, minerals

Effect: seeds of the fruits in large quantities slightly toxic

Important ingredients: vitamin P, vitamin C, minerals

Effect: anti-inflammatory, analgesic

Important ingredients: vitamin C, calcium, magnesium, provitamin A, iron, vitamin B1, B2, B6, B12, vitamin E, essential oils.

Effect: extremely rich in vitamins

Important ingredients: vitamin C, potassium, calcium, provitamin A

Important ingredients: essential oil, potassium, calcium

Effect: stimulates blood circulation

  • H.-J. Kühne: “Die Ernährung der Papageien und Sittiche” (Arndt-Verlag)
  • B. Oftring & P. Wolf: “Vogelfutterpflanzen aus Natur und Garten” (Arndt-Verlag)
  • A. Wilbrand: “Futterpflanzen für Vögel” (Oertel+Spörer)