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  1. Pied with solid grey tail feathers-is it a male?

    Cockatiel Mutations and Genetics
    Hello! I know that it's really difficult to tell what gender pieds are; I've read that males can maintain the tail barring for a long time, but I was wondering - can females get solid grey tail feathers? I've been looking for a tiel and found a really sweet pied. The pictures its owner sent me...
  2. Age Old Gender Question

    Cockatiel Talk
    Hey guys I was wondering if I could get your best guess on the gender of my cockatiel Nico. I've had several conflicting opinions about this. Nico is a seven month old whiteface. The markings make me think Nico is a girl because the tail feathers are barred (I have been noticing a lot of them...
  3. So Excited! (Male or female?)

    Cockatiel Talk
    My local pet shop owner has told me that she now has some 1 year old cockatiels ready to be homed (originally she thought she wouldn't have any more in until June when her breeder's babies were ready to be homed). I darn't go there until I've brought the cage, etc in case I get attached to one...
  4. Girl or boy?

    Cockatiel Talk
    Well Gary is being very, umm..., manly towards the other cockatiels's cage. The two cockatiels have lived in the same cage since before I got them. I'm pretty sure at least one of the two Lutino cockatiels is a girl, but how can I be sure which one? They look almost Identical! :tiel4: :tiel4:
  5. The sex of my cockatiel

    Cockatiel Mutations and Genetics
    I can't tell if my lutino cockatiel Sunshine is male or female. Sunshine does not have the markings of a female, but does not act like a male. Sunshine is not very vocal(Does not really whistle, more like just a sound here and there like a chirp). Help...
  6. Are there quiet males?

    Cockatiel Talk
    Well here is that ever so common question :p Male or female tiel?? I was going to go with female but i realy dont wana worry/bother with the egg problems... and personaly i realy love the colors of the normel grey males. The only problem with a male is the noise lvl. My family wouldnt be very...
  7. sexing my cockatiel

    Cockatiel Breeding
    hey. not sure if this is the right place to post this but anyone got any advice on how to sex my cockatiel? i keep referring to it as a male cos my friend had 2 cockatiels and both of hers were males so i was used to calling them lad etc lol. anyways id like to know the sex so any help plz...