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Old 02-18-2013, 12:09 PM
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Sky violet or cobalt?

Give me your opinions please!

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Old 02-18-2013, 12:32 PM
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The color looks more violet then blue to me, but im no expert. Gorgeous budgies tho!
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how beautiful they are!!!!! seems violet to me too!!
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I think violet too, but I'm definitely not an expert. Gorgeous bird!
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Look like a violet to me as well. But a true violet is a cobalt with 1 violet factor or a sky blue with 2 violet factors.
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If you see a rippling effect on the body colour, yes, you have a sky violet budgie.

If you don't see a rippling effect on the body colour, no, you have a cobalt budgie. This means the blue colour is uniform throughout the body shows a cobalt budgie.

From what I see in the pics shown, she got a rippling effect in her body colour. So you have the answer as above.

George, you took marvelous photos. Sharp and clear. Bravo.
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