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As many of you know from a previous thread Mike and Molly had my first clutch of four eggs. All hatched three white and one yellow. At about a week old the yellow died. I was left with three fluffy white (whiteface) babies. When they feathered up they all looked different,one whiteface pied, one cinnamon whiteface, and one normal gray whiteface. According to the genetic calculator any baby not cinnamon would be male from this pairing. If this proves correct that would mean the gray is male. My question is does the gray fade to white the same way the gray fades to yellow in normal orange patch birds?
 

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Yes, it does. Juvenile male whitefaces will have the colouring of adult female whitefaces until they mature. They will molt in a pure white face mask, and the rest of their body will darken somewhat.
 

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Thanks CharVicki I thought that might be so. This bird looks just like the cinnamon whiteface only in gray, both have white spots on their neck I suspect split to pied, cinnamon and lutino.
 
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