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Mutation and Gender

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They seem like 2 (absolutely stunning) pearl whitefaces!
The lighter one seems to be cinnamon colored too, but it's kinda hard to tell in pics.

With whitefaces it's often hard to tell the gender, luckily, it's quite easy for pearls.
After the first mold the males lose most of the pearl markings, making them look like a regular whiteface.
The first mold occurs within the first year (around 6 months).

Good luck with your new cockatiels! :D
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