The English budgies are a variety of the native Australian Budgeriar and were the result of selective breeding styles in the 19th and early 20th century in England. English Budgies are 1-2 inches longer than the Australian ones and have more feathers around the face and crest, and have larger heads, not to mention their posture appears to be upright and proud. The pet trade has bred budgies for multiple colors and variations. In the wild, they tend to be the green/yellow variety. English budgies have big hairdos! All of them are great talkers.