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Old 10-22-2017, 09:24 PM
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Default Casper and Opal! (Sex and mutations?)

I traveled a couple of hours to visit my boyfriend with the intention of attending a nearby exotic pet expo, but ended up visiting one of my favorite pet stores in the area first and falling in love with these two! I'd definitely like some input on sex and mutation, though I think I've got it! These are pictures I took at the pet store, I'll be taking some better photos tomorrow if I'm able to.

Meet Casper! An albino male.


And opal, a sky blue opaline cinnamon female!

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Looks right to me! Though a better angle of the albinos cere may be good for double checking.
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I agree with the above

They're both beautiful! Congratulations!
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I don't want to disturb them too much so I'll hold off on more photos until they're a bit more settled. I'm happy to say that I've seen them drinking water and I've seen Casper eating the seeds and Opal eating the millet! They chirp occasionally when I'm playing budgie sounds but they aren't very active yet, I believe they're still pretty frightened. Apparently the apartment fire alarm went off twice this morning while I was at work which couldn't have helped at all.I'm also pretty sure I saw Casper mouthing the pellets a little bit! Maybe I won't have to convince them to eat them, lol.
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Emily,

Casper and Opal are just as precious as can be!!
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Thanks Faerybee! I'm also pleased to announce that I actually saw Casper EATING the pellets unprompted. It took me 8+ months to get my old flock to even LOOK at them!!! I've had this bird for two days!
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That is totally excellent!
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