What Can I Do to Keep My Budgie from Being Bored While I’m Not Home?

Leaving the radio or TV on for your budgie is a great way to ward off boredom while you’re not home. The ambient noise will simulate the flock being around. It can also help to put the cage near to a window so he can watch activity outside, but not right against it and not in a position where direct sunlight would hit the cage at any time.