On 6/29/05, Kitty.J wrote:
> I believe i have a albino pure whtie baby society finch. I
> am not sure if its boy or girl. But there were only two
> hatchling out of my society finch nest, one of them is
> turning out to look a lot like the mom, and then the pure
> whitey one doesn't look like dad. So i am unsure of sex.
> But they are both beautiful. I am not sure if there were
> many albinos, but mine is almost 21 days old and due to
> sour crop twice and a bird name Myko aka my starling
> taking her out of the nest and she getting chilled when
> she was 9 days old right after she healed from sour crop,
> she is about 3 days behind of her older silbing (they were
> hatched on the same day) but she is doing fine now. And
> she has all pure white feathers, and red eyes. Does anyone
> know if my albino baby will be a male or female, i am
> starting to think male. And i named her Angel because she
> has survived through so much already and I believe and
> Angel helped her out to live :). Thanks!!
If she's pure white there's a better chance of her being what
is called a dark-eyed white. An Albino, and their are very
few of them, would have pink/red eyes.
As far as her gender, there is nothing sex-linked that would
determine that so it's a 50/50 chance of either sex.