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

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Old 02-19-2019, 06:17 PM
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Meet Casper! I'm really confused on if Casper is male or female. With that really light/white cere, it makes me think female. However, I dont see any blue in there. There is, however, light pink on the bottom. Is his/her cere transitioning into that tan color of a mature female? Or is this one if those rare cases where it's a mutation? Thanks fam!
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From the photo you posted, Casper looks like a little girl However, the lighting really isn't the best - could you get a photo of her cere taken in natural lighting to confirm?

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I agree with StarlingWings with regard to the photo.

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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To upload full-sized pictures with the proper orientation, please use a photo-sharing service such as Imgur and follow the steps in these instructions:
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