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Old 10-21-2015, 09:32 PM
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Can anyone tell me if Quinn's a boy or girl? Either way, the name Quinn works for both. <3

(Also, on a more serious note... is the discoloration on his/her beak something I should be worried about? The little black spots on the left side, I don't know.)


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Quinn looks like a boy to me, I see lots of purple and although there is some pale blue I think that's from the angle of the light and not from Quinn being female. Is his cere more purple or more whitish in real life?

He is so cute! And he's really young, too.
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Ace's cere is almost identical to Quinn's cere so I'm going to have to say a cute baby boy!
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With this photo, I say PB although with white background and
if flash, I'm not 100%. See what aluz thinks.
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From this photo, I'd also say your Quinn is a boy.
You don't need to worry about those couple of dark spots on the beak, those are the last traces of "baby" melanin left on Quinn and they will soon fade away completely. I'd say Quinn is fresh from turning 2 months old.
As time goes by and your Quinn continues to grow, you will see some changes on the cere, the purple will get a richer and deeper colour. Looking at your boy, he seems to be perfectly healthy.
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From this photo, I'd also say your Quinn is a boy.
You don't need to worry about those couple of dark spots on the beak, those are the last traces of "baby" melanin left on Quinn and they will soon fade away completely. I'd say Quinn is fresh from turning 2 months old.
As time goes by and your Quinn continues to grow, you will see some changes on the cere, the purple will get a richer and deeper colour. Looking at your boy, he seems to be perfectly healthy.
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Quinn looks like a boy to me, I see lots of purple and although there is some pale blue I think that's from the angle of the light and not from Quinn being female. Is his cere more purple or more whitish in real life?

He is so cute! And he's really young, too.
Thank you! I wasn't expecting such a unanimous response. His cere is nearly all purple but the rings around his nostrils are a very, very pale blue (nearly white). Also, I didn't know about the melanin thing, so thank you for informing me - one less thing for momma to worry about! I didn't realize he was so young when I got him, because the guy I got Quinny from just wanted his money...
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Welcome to TB! I also think Quinn is a boy! What a cutie!
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Quinn is such a darling little fellow!
He looks like a little feather-ball in that photo.
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He is really gorgeous!! and such a great picture!
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Quinn is such a cute little boy!
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