Whats the difference between a Parakeet and Budgie?

halo997 years ago
Budgie is what the world calls them but we here in America call them parakeets
NachoMahma7 years ago
. A quick look at Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Budgerigar, indicates that Budgies are a specific type of parakeet, but I didn't look past the first few sentences.