Hi, I've been lurking your forums since I bought my first budgie about 6 months ago and finally decided to register up and post. I figured I'd start by posting a a couple of my budgies. Would anyone be able to help me out with the mutations of these little girls?
The one dressed in yellow is Charles Montgomery Burns. I know, not a girls name but look at that face. And in the white; Alfredo. You can see she also has some blue on her bum, belly and a little bit by the cheeks.
In case it causes any confusion the gray horizontal lines are shadows.
Lovely budgies. Monty looks like a clearflight split for recessive pied. I expect her to have a clear patch on her head and a yellow face type 2. Alfredo is a dark eyed clear with black eyes and no iris rings. This is the mutation shown by this picture. A little blue is normal since she is a blue series bird.
Charles Montgomery Burns is a yellow face clearwing dominant pied sky blue. Not sure of the sex (if the photo was taken with a flash probably male). The bright body colour shows the clearwing mutation, the clear areas on the lower body and the flight feathers show the dominant pied. A very beautiful bird
Alfredo is a recessive pied male. As he has so few markings it is possible that he has another mutation as well. I would doubt that he is a dark eyed clear with such a definite patch of blue showing