Budgies can consume jalapenos. Budgies do not react to capsaicin, which makes jalapenos spicy. Since birds distribute pepper seeds, they can eat them without any problems. Budgies can not taste capsaicin or hot peppers. Jalapenos are high in fat and can cause digestive issues if fed in large amounts to budgies. Budgies can eat jalapenos in many forms, including canned, sliced, and pickled. The jalapenos’ salty liquid must be rinsed off. Since pickled jalapenos are sour, your budgie may not like them.
Budgies’ health depends on a variety of fruits and vegetables. Spinach and other leafy green vegetables like romaine lettuce and kale are full of nutrients and antioxidants that can boost a pet bird’s immune system. Budgies can eat apples, oranges, bananas, grapes, coconut, pineapple, mango, papaya, passion fruit, peach, pear, and tangerines. Apple, pear, plum, cherry, apricot, and peach pits are toxic to budgies, so do not let them eat them.
Avoid fat, sodium, and sugar in budgie food. They should avoid avocado, fruit pits, and chocolate. Fruit pits and avocados are toxic to budgies, as is chocolate. Eggs and chicken can also be eaten in small amounts by parakeets.
Macaws, cockatoos, lorikeets, conures, African greys, Alexandrine parakeets, and lovebirds are among the parrot species that eat jalapeno pepper fruit. Parrots have excellent pecking and tearing skills. Jalapenos in moderation are safe for budgies and other parrots.
I have found that budgies need a variety of fruits and vegetables. They love grapes, tangerines, apples, and oranges. I feed them spinach and kale, which they like. I gave them jalapenos occasionally, and they liked them. My budgies’ digestion has not been affected by jalapenos. I avoid high-fat, sodium, and sugar foods and give them a varied diet.