The lifespan of the Bourkes parakeet is 8-15 years.
The average lifespan of the Bourkes parakeet is 10 years.
They are very hardy birds as long as they’re not exposed to ongoing damp conditions.
“They are certainly not ‘beginner’s birds’ and will usually not thrive if they are not provided with a spacious aviary where a small flock can be kept in company of a few other small and harmless birds.
It is possible to keep a pair or a single bird in a cage, but they will be sluggish and unhealthy if they are not let out to fly and socialize with humans frequently. ” Wikipedia.