So today I tried bathing my budgie he isn't really tammed as much but I got him to step up my finger and sprayed water on him with a spray bottle with warm water he started shaking so I stopped I'm scared I'll scare him to much that he won't like me, any suggestions.. I don't know whether to bath him or not );
my advice is to offer a shallow dish of water for your budgie to bath in!
Spraying birds with water is great if they WANT to be sprayed, but for a budgie who doesn’t know what you’re doing usually they don’t enjoy it!
I’ve sprayed my budgies before too and all the did was look at me with very annoyed expressions and run off :P
where as whenever my cockatiel bandit sees the spray bottle she starts spreading her wings out ready for a bath :)
I’ve found my budgies LOVE to bath themselves in shallow water, I just put a smallish plastic container in the cage and fill it with shallow water, or even a ceramic cheap cats bowl is about the same size as what I would use!
here is an example of ones I have actually used before to give you an idea
most birds will at some stage bath, they may even be bathing in their water dish when you’re not around (I’ve also caught my birds doing this) so don’t worry they will bath themselves when they want to :)