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  1. Can My Cockatiels Breed?

    Cockatiel Breeding
    I have one male whiteface cockatiel, and one female lutino cockatiel (both not split just normal, question ---- can they breed - male whiteface cockatiel - female lutino cockatiel
  2. All the Chicks are whiteface pearl

    Cockatiel Breeding
    Hi guys, I am new here... Found more interesting things about Cockatiel over here. Could you please help me on below. My Whiteface male and Albino(whiteface lutino) produce only whiteface pearl chick, mostly female. Could you please suggest me how to get normal whiteface male or female? I...
  3. Gendering Whitefaced Pied

    Cockatiel Mutations and Genetics
    Hey guys, I'm not very experienced with gendering cockatiels so any help would be greatly appreciated (: I am considering purchasing this beauty from my breeder (already got 2 quality hand raised birds from them) however I'm hoping it is a male as I want at least one that'll be able to whistle...
  4. Need help identifying mutations

    Cockatiel Mutations and Genetics
    Hi! I have a couple of tiels that just started nesting for their second time. The female is a WF Pearl and the male seemed like a Clear Pied at first because I can't see red in his eyes no matter how close I look or even if I direct some light at it. However, out of the 4 babies that were born...
  5. Pairing for Healthy Whiteface Chicks

    Cockatiel Breeding
    I have a whiteface pied female, and I'm trying to find her a good mate white trying to have them make whiteface babies. I know you cannot do "like to like", but could she, as a whiteface pied, mate with a normal whiteface male and have healthy offspring? Thanks!! :wf pied:
  6. What babies will I get: Lutino female with a grey whiteface pearl pied male

    Cockatiel Breeding
    I'm looking to get albino babies but I'm starting to wonder if I'm on the right track. I have a grey whiteface pearl pied male and I'm thinking of buying a Lutino female. Which babies will I get from this pairing? Any chance of albinos?
  7. Cash & Houdini's First Clutch!

    Cockatiel Breeding
    These guys have been working on bonding the past several months, and I just noticed recently that they were showing signs of wanting to mate. So, I provided a nest box and BOOM! They are so busy! I came home tonight and Cash was really singing away in the bird room. I went in to check on...
  8. New Bird in the Bunch!

    Cockatiel Talk
    I just want to share exciting news! After a few weeks of searching, we finally found a girl for Opie. She is still in quarantine but doing well! We now have 4 cockatiels and our parakeet. Our little flock is coming together! We are keeping our fingers crossed that she and Opie will be BFFs...
  9. Best Mate for Whiteface Male

    Cockatiel Mutations and Genetics
    Hello everyone! I am looking for some constructive input on what visual mate I should look for in order to get a variety of healthy and happy chicks from my male whiteface. Opie is 2 years old and very interested in breeding with his favorite toys and another, female cockatiel I have. However...
  10. What is this girl?

    Cockatiel Mutations and Genetics
    Hello all! I am searching for a whitefaced cockatiel, and this is one I located near me. Any ideas if she is simply a whitefaced pied, or something else? Thanks for your input!!
  11. getting a WF tiel!

    Cockatiel Talk
    here is mum and dad :) this is their first time getting to have their eggs hatch, last season was their first laying season and their eggs were stolen. 5/5 of their eggs have hatched - I think I'll be getting one :) Sadie & Archie will be in their existing cage, and the new tiel will go in...
  12. What ARE my tiels anyway?

    Cockatiel Mutations and Genetics
    I have a female lutino and a normal grey male. They had three babies, two grey males and one cinnamon female. So i'm wondering if this means the father is split to cinnamon and if the grey babies are split lutino? What about the cinnamon female? Do we know anything about the mother? I heard that...
  13. Cockatiel Colour

    Cockatiel Talk
    Been trying to figure out what you would call the colour of my cockatiel, and the sex based off that (I'm calling her a girl, for now.) She is around 9 months old, has red eyes, and at first glance looks 100% white. Upon a closer look, there's definitely what looks like cinnamon pearling there...
  14. aggressive?

    Cockatiel Talk
    hey guys! i have a hanging toy in my tiels cage. its been there for about 2 weeks.. it plays with it and hangs on the toy..but today, i saw my tiel attacking and aggressively biting the toy. he was fine when i took him out though.. wat does this mean?? replies will be verrrrry heplful thanx :)...
  15. Genetic Question. What are my birds, truly?

    Cockatiel Breeding
    I bought a pair of Cockatiels that I know nothing about other than what I can see. I've raised birds for years, but also been out a few years. I purchased a heavy pied male and a whiteface/Pied hen. The first clutch, my only baby came out as a Cinnamon pearl and my first baby from the second...
  16. Whiteface Pearl? Male?

    Cockatiel Mutations and Genetics
    Hi everyone, Another rescue job, another addition :p :D I dont know a huge amount on colours and genetics etc but is this little one a whiteface pearl?? and is it male?? He doesnt have all his tail feathers, he was in a small cage and not having a very good life........ He/she is very...
  17. Lost whiteface cockatiel, Hollywood Hills

    Chit Chat
    Yesterday (5/13/2001) my whiteface cockatiel Pasha flew out the window of my Hollywood Hills home. I'm trying to locate him. If you see him, please contact me: 323-466-2934. He's finger tame and sings but is not overly fond of people.
  18. What mutations NOT to breed together??

    Breeding and Genetics
    I have been interested in breeding tiels for a long time now but I have only recently been getting into the nitty gritty of genetics and I am currently compiling all the info I can on the subject. Something I have been having trouble finding though it what colour mutations should NOT be bred...
  19. Seeking Lots of Opinions

    Cockatiel Mutations and Genetics
    I've been in conversation with Susanne about the exact mutations of my most current clutch, but with all the possible splits and likelihood of compound or multiple mutations covering each other, it's really very difficult to say. HOWEVER, it drives me NUTS not to know, and since there are no...
  20. About My Absence and 3 Week Old Chicks - Lots of Lovely Pictures!

    Cockatiel Breeding
    To get straight to the point, I went through a spurt of depression after having lost one of the chicks from my pastelface/whiteface breeding. I really tried hard to give that baby everything it needed when I realized it didn't appear to by thriving, but it just wasn't enough and I've been very...