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

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Old 02-25-2017, 07:36 PM
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So I found this awesome picture on the internet of a budgie pair and I am head over heels. They are beautiful!! I am dying to create this mutation. Could someone tell me what this magnificent mutation is!?

Correct me if i'm wrong, but I believe it's a Goldenface Cobalt Pied Spangle?
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Old 02-25-2017, 09:35 PM
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I've seen that photo before, they are truly gorgeous!

As for mutation, you're close!

They are opaline cobalt double factor goldenface single factor dominant pied double factor violet single factor spangle budgies
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Old 02-25-2017, 11:37 PM
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OMG wow, they're beautiful!
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Old 02-26-2017, 06:14 AM
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Wow, those ARE crazy (but gorgeous) colours!
In all honesty, if I'd come across that photo on the internet, I'd be thinking it had been photoshopped, amazing!
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They are opaline cobalt double factor goldenface single factor dominant pied double factor violet single factor spangle budgies
That's easy for you to say!
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Woah!! Those are GORGEOUS!
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I know, right! Star, how are you able to identify the mutations?! I would have identified those two as paint-splashed budgies!
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Yes, it is quite a mouthful, isn't it?

After a long time of studying budgie mutations, you get the hang of it
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Beautiful . But I would think that in real life, it would be at least slightly more toned down. Maybe more intense color than most mutations, but not quite as literally flourescent as the pic?
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It is a bit bright, too bright for a budgie now that you mention it Julie...
Yeah, the pic might have made it a bit more fluorescent...
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