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

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We just got kiwi 5 days ago. I was 99% positive that he was a boy in the store. Now, I'm not so sure. Thanks!
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Hi! to Talk Budgies

Kiwi is a cutie and from the little I can see of the cere, it does appear that he is a boy.

In order to accurately determine gender, it is important you provide pictures of the cere that are clear, in-focus and taken in natural light (no flash and no direct sunlight.

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Hi there and to the forums!

From what I can see from the above photo, Kiwi does appear to be a boy However, as mentioned, posting clearer, in-focus pictures taken in natural light are needed to confirm

He's adorable and I can't wait to see more of him!

Meanwhile, you've come to a great place to learn even more about the best of budgie care practices. Be sure to read through the links provided above by FaeryBee to ensure you're up to date on everything. If you have any questions after doing so, please do ask as we'd love to help!

Hope to see you and Kiwi around here!
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Hi there Kiwi sure is cute! If you have any more questions after reading through the Stickies, we’ll be happy to help .
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