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Old 10-21-2015, 07:48 PM
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Budgies can see UV light and the mask looks like it is glowing. The cheek patches are even brighter and stand out like markers on each side of the face. I imagine this is used for pair selection, and maybe for locating the beak when feeding? I believe budgies tend to choose those with brighter UV given the choice.