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Old 03-22-2009, 09:08 PM
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Question Young budgie mutation?

I think this budgie (not sure of his/her sex) is a spangle cobalt?or is it a sky? [IMG][/IMG]
It is very similar to our budgie Bly (my user pic) & he is a spangle cobalt,the younger budgie is a little lighter blue in colour than him.Sometimes telling the shades apart with blues is hard for me!

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Old 03-22-2009, 09:20 PM
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I think you're right about your guess
i think it is a boy as well
Very gorgeous whatever it is
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Spangle cobalt. Looks male in this picture
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Gorgeous! Do I see cinnamon?
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Spangle cobalt fo sho. Some spangle markings are thin and appear as cinnamon, but the body colour is too bright here to be cinnamon.

Young cobalts are a lighter shade of blue. It will deepen/darken after his first moult and may get a bit darker with time.
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