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Old 05-23-2015, 10:26 AM
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I got this very cute little guy today. I had a choice of two and the other was equally as lovely but he was huge and only a baby! (Both are meant to be 6 weeks old) Pippin is only a tiny little thing, plus this little one I got chirped at me when I spoke to him and he got my heart so after being a detective and I hope that I've been right in thinking he is a he and that he is a yellow face type 2 SF I'm not sure if he mauve or violet or indeed just cobalt?

His home will be in my room for quarantine time so he is all snuggled there with his cage covered. He seems to be looking about his cage and has had a drink. He heard Pippin chirp and he answered and Pippin went mental which started him off but they have both calmed down now. It's strange how his chirps sound so different from Pippins! Is this to do with him being probably im thinking a bit of an English budgie??



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Here is a closer pic

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Old 05-23-2015, 11:26 AM
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Aww how cute he's absolutely gorgeous. Have you named him yet? I hope he settles in well and that he and Pippin will get along
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Old 05-23-2015, 11:36 AM
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No name yet, I dont even have any in mind!

If anyone has any suggestions please do share! I'm just about to look on Starlingwings list of names to see if I can find some thing there for him.
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Oh my, he is absolutely precious!
I totally adore his coloring.

Names I like for him are:
Ciarán (little dark one)
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Kerry/Cary ("dusky" in Irish)
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What a little cutie!
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Extremely handsome boy! I am very envious! Mauve/lilac birds with yellow faces are very hard to come by in the UK (at least in my neck of the woods). He looks like a thinker.....bright budgie!
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He is certainly handsome. I would say he's at least half English if not all...
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Aww, congrats to Pippin's handsome new friend! He's quite a looker with beautiful colors.
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Oh my, he is absolutely precious!
I totally adore his coloring.

Names I like for him are:
Ciarán (little dark one)
Dusky
Kerry/Cary ("dusky" in Irish)
Smokey
Shadow
Dusky is definitely a contender! Thank you Deborah I've also got Freddie and Sonny on the list at the moment. Oh and Darwin from Starlingwings list of names

It's strange how different regions breed different mutations Penzance, you know it's very hard to find a normal budgie in Hampshire, every breeder and pet shop have had slight mutations from normal.

Thanks for confirming that Jonah his cage mate was full on English and my goodness he was bigger than the yellow budgie my neighbours have in their aviary and that ones fully grown, I suppose you'll have to take my word for that! Hehe

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