Oh... So true. I have an albino cockatiel and a couple partial-
white finches. Thay are currently turning PINK because of the
coloured pellet diet I feed them mixed with the seeds.
On 6/12/05, Michael L wrote:
> On 6/12/05, Kitty.J wrote:
>> Whoops, sorry I forgot the picture, i guess it jsut flew
>> over my head :)
> Nice picture, Kitty.
> The reason many captive birds do not achieve the colors of
> birds found in nature may have to do with diet and environment.
> In it's natural state, a bird has the ability to pick and
> choose foods that maintain his health and, in this case, his
> In captivity, birds are at the mercy of what their keepers
> provide. And some dietary needs are difficult, if not
> impossible, to duplicate as the bird who has a variety and free
> choice of food. Also, lighting plays a role in color
> Michael L