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  The field pansy (Viola arvensis) is another tasteful addition to a pet bird's diet. In its wild form, pansy is about 10 to 20 cm big and flowers from March to October. Shortly after the beginning of the main season in which pansy is flowering, you can find ripe seeds. You can pick them till November. Just after the seeds have become ripe, each seed pod opens and the small brownish grains are visible.

Budgies and other pet birds prefer half-ripe and ripe seeds of the field pansy after they have gotten used to that kind of food. This healthy goody can be frozen for winter.

Wild Pansy

 
 
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