Is this budgie male or female

Discussion in 'Caged Birds - Finches, Canaries, Cockatiels, Parro' started by 210175, Jan 13, 2015.

  1. 210175

    210175 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    THE FIRST PHOTO ONLY IS WHEN HE was 6 weeks old full pink purply cere all over.


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    tHE OTHER THREE PICTURES
    He is now three months of age and cHanging feathers.
    He is getting lite blue around the nostrils and underneath is getting more darker blue with bit of pink/brown still showing in patches.



    Please tell me what gender he is.
     
    Last edited: Jan 13, 2015
  2. SpringPeeper

    SpringPeeper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Even though in adults the males tend to have dark blue ceres, I've always heard the blue coming in early means female. At three months with a light blue tint to the cere, I'm leaning toward female. Males generally will stay pink or purple until they hit puberty (closer to six months).
     
  3. 210175

    210175 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    also when i felt underneath on his tummy there was two bones they did not meet each other and there was a small gap in between, I just really want to be sure because i want to get it a mate
     
  4. 210175

    210175 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Please any more people want to give the opinion on what gender it is please tell me
     

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