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Old 09-02-2018, 04:14 PM
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So I have had my budgie 2 weeks now, it was sold to me as a male but I am not convinced- especially after seeing my friends budgie which you can see is Defo a male (on the right on the finger). My budgie is a lot younger, probably only 8-9 weeks old. Can anyone settle a debate as to what gender my budgie Siri is? Many thanks.
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I'm tempted to say female but they aren't the clearest pictures for determining gender. A picture in better light with natural light would he more helpful.
Your friends budgie is a mature male for certain.

If your budgie has a purple/pink cere it is a male.
If it's blue with white around the nostrils it is a female.
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What about this picture??
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I'd say girl.
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You have a beautiful little female. What is her name?

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She is a young female, but since it looks like your other bird is a male, make sure you read all the information on this site, particularly regarding things you can do to not encourage breeding. Living together (as long as they get along) gives them a social life when you're absent, but they don't have to raise a family to enjoy each other's company.
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Hi there and to the forums!

Your budgie is an adorable little girl.

However, you shouldn't have "budgie playdates" where you bring your friend's budgie over. It's just not fair to either of them if they become friends and are constantly being separated from each other repeatedly

Meanwhile, you've come to the best possible place to learn even more about the best practices for budgie care! If you have any questions after doing so, beginning with the links provided above, please be sure to ask as we'd love to help!

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