What a pretty baby! So pretty. It looks like both the
parent birds are actually white-faced medium Australian
cinnamon violets. :) They both carry a dark factor, and
this baby has two dark factors. One from each of the
parents. That's why the overall body color is darker than
your regular Australian cinnamons and the rump is grey.
This is still a cinnamon baby. You can tell because of the
genetics of the parents (all their babies have to be
cinnamons!) and because of the flight feathers. The flights
are still the cinnamon shading, just darker due to the added
Your baby is a slate (or double dark, or mauve) white-faced
On 2/23/06, KarenH wrote:
> Help, what color is this bird?
> Ma is a whitefaced Australian cinnamon violet and pa is a
> whitefaced Australian cinnamon.