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Determining Gender Having trouble figuring out if your budgie is a male or female? Ask here!

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I recently got this lil budgie about 3 weeks ago, can anyone tell me the gender? Itís name is Bud


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Old 10-26-2017, 12:27 AM
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Do you have another picture of your bird in natural lighting? At first glance the cere looks pink to me, making it appear male, but there is also quite a bit of white around the nares so it could just be the lighting, and the colours on my computer making it look pink, so it could actually be a female. It's surprising how much lighting and angle can effect the appearance of a cere.
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Do you have another picture of your bird in natural lighting? At first glance the cere looks pink to me, making it appear male, but there is also quite a bit of white around the nares so it could just be the lighting, and the colours on my computer making it look pink, so it could actually be a female. It's surprising how much lighting and angle can effect the appearance of a cere.


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That is a bit better. It appears to be a boy to me.
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I agree it looks like a boy
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Bud is a very adorable little boy!

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Hi there and to the forums!

You have a beautiful little boy! What a sweetie

Be sure to read through the links provided above, which include the forum's many Budgie Articles and "stickies" (threads "stuck" to the top of each subform for easy reference) to ensure you're up to date on all the best practices for budgie care.

If you have any questions after reading through everything, be sure to ask!

We'd love to see more of Bud when you get a chance!

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Hi there and to the forums!

You have a beautiful little boy! What a sweetie

Be sure to read through the links provided above, which include the forum's many Budgie Articles and "stickies" (threads "stuck" to the top of each subform for easy reference) to ensure you're up to date on all the best practices for budgie care.

If you have any questions after reading through everything, be sure to ask!

We'd love to see more of Bud when you get a chance!

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Thanks for your help!


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