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Old 09-05-2016, 12:58 AM
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Hi everyone! This is one of my newest budgies I was given a couple of weeks ago, his name is cricket. Is someone able to tell me his mutations please?
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Old 09-05-2016, 12:59 AM
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And his face
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Green spangle. Beautiful! My favourite mutation
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Thank you! I though so, his face is a brighten yellow too than the rest of his body it just doesn't show it very well in the pictures
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Emma, he's gorgeous! I love his name, too

I would say he's a light green spangle
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Sorry I'm being a pain asking all these mutation questions
This is also a new bird I have, Lady is the youngest (I think)
Is she a normal English budgie? Lady is a lot bigger than the others, she also has grey/cinnamon coloured wings
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Lady looks exactly like my Chip ! The same color by the looks of your pic of Lady. Sky blue Cinnamon. She looks like she could be an English too, because the fold in the feathers above the eye. Do you know how many grams she weighs?
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No I'm not sure but this is the size difference between her and pixie who came from the pet store
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With the darker feathers on the rump I would argue dark green (normal or single dark factor) not light green.

Your hen would be from a show budgie stock.
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His gorgeous!!! Cricket is the cutest name ever!
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