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Mutations and Genetics Learn about budgie genetics and the wide variety of mutations.

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*edit* Based on what everyone has said, Topaz is a grey opaline and Skye is a cobalt dominant pied opaline greywing, but someone said that Topaz may be mauve grey instead of just grey, does anyone else have an opinion on that? Thanks!

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Old 06-04-2015, 03:42 PM
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I quite agree with your assessment on their mutations, but I would like to add that your Skye is also opaline. They make a lovely couple!
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Okay, thank you!
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Aww, such pretty birdies. Love Topaz's yawning photo and Skye has gorgeous wings!
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VERY pretty budgies! I love Skye's coloring especially
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I quite agree with your assessment on their mutations, but I would like to add that your Skye is also opaline. They make a lovely couple!
I must be learning, thanks to all of you who really know the mutations. I was also thinking opaline for Skye and got the rest right

Both Topaz and Skye are really beautiful birds !
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I agree with Aluz, they are very pretty birds indeed
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I just noticed... Can Topaz possibly be mauve? In the 3rd pic there is a lot of bluish hues. First pic looks gray as well as mauve. Could he be mauve gray?
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I just noticed... Can Topaz possibly be mauve? In the 3rd pic there is a lot of bluish hues. First pic looks gray as well as mauve. Could he be mauve gray?
Is he? Sometimes I think he looks bluer than the pictures of greys I've seen, but I'm not sure. Does anyone else have an opinion on this? I'll put this in the front page.
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