On 8/15/05, task wrote:
> hello all i was wondering if you guys could inform me on a
> way to get an "idea" of what sex budgies are by looking. i
> know the only sure way is to have it sexed, but i cant see
> paying $20 to sex the birds when you pay 10-15 dollars for
> them. what experience have you all had with visually
> trying to tell them apart. thanks in advance for the info.
It's harder to tell when they are young,because they change
color,but a male mature budgie will have a blue cere (nostril
area) and females have pinkish,or tan,that when they get
ready to breed turns to a flaky brown.