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Can someone please identify Georgie's mutation, he is about 10 months old now and I don't see any iris in his eyes, his main tail feathers are black.

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If the yellow on his face is as rich and intense as in the photo you posted and since it seems there is no spreading of yellow colour onto his grey body feathers, then I'd say your Georgie is a grey double factor golden face normal budgie. He also may be split for recessive pied, since his irises are still quite dark in colour.
He's truly gorgeous!
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Thanks Aluz, yes the yellow is very intense and spreads to his wings where in some areas instead of white it is pale yellow. As a baby, the yellow on his head was more pale and after his first moult it became much more vibrant. I thought he might be hiding a recessive pied gene because of the lack of iris in his eyes.
He is also a little brat he is never still and is also very vocal.
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Georgie is such a handsome fellow!
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George is striking! Really a looker, he is.
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What a beauty Georgie is! The golden face is so bright.
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