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Question Cere went from Pink to Blue

When I bought my two parakeets they told me that the yellower one was a girl and the greener one was a boy. Back then, 2-3 weeks ago, the one that was supposed to be a girl had a pink cere, but just yesterday I noticed that his/her cere turned blue! My other parakeet's cere is about the same color but seems a little bit lighter......Are both of them boys or has something gone wrong? I attached a picture of each of them to give you guys a better idea. Any help will be highly appreciated! I have had several parakeets but nothing like this has happened before!!!

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Old 07-07-2015, 12:28 PM
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Hi and welcome to TB! I think you have two cute boys!

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Aww such cute little budgies and the photos are perfect...and they both look 100% male.
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two boys.. it is a common mistake, pink cere in young budgies means boy NOT girl. Light blue cere in young budgies means Girl.
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Welcome to the forums!
I agree that you have two gorgeous boys. In the budgie world a young and immature male budgie will have an overall pinkish or purplish cere that will generally turn the royal blue colour upon reaching maturity. There are exceptions on certain colour mutations where the males will keep the immature pinkish colour on their ceres.
Young females will have very light bluish ceres mingled with white and white circles around the nostrils. As they get older, the white will spread more on the cere and when closing to maturity the cere will start to get a light tan colour till it gets dark brown upon reaching breeding condition.
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Hello and welcome to the forums!

I agree completely, you have two gorgeous boys there! Hope to see more of them, and it's great to have you with us. Please do ask about anything you're unsure of!

What are their names?
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Girls ALWAYS have white on their cere around their nostrils. Boys do not... doesn't matter about color.
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Hi and to Talk Budgies!

Great job in attaching the photos!
You have two VERY handsome male budgies and I'm sure they are bringing a lot of fun and happiness into your household.

It's unfortunate , but many petstore employees do not know how to tell the gender of the birds they sell.

These links will give you a great overview on how to determine a budgie's gender:


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Welcome to talk budgies....handsome pair of budgie boy's you have there...
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