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Hi I got my cockatiel back in May, just weaned, I was under the impression it was just a normal grey. But his feathers had a faint scalloping very very faint. And I'm wandering if hes actually pearl? And possibly split to whiteface. I know for sure he's split to pied. But also is there any way to tell split to lutino? I've attached pictures of him now, when I first got him and the breeders photo. Is it possible those are his clutch mates?
 

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Pied is the only mutation that has reliable split indicators, and your boy is definitely split to pied. Males who are split to pearl often have markings like the ones on his wings, but there are other things that can cause these markings too so it's not a guaranteed sign. A lutino split doesn't have any visible indicators at all.

Do you know what his parents looked like? If either of them were visible for any mutation then he is split to that mutation. It seems likely that the chicks in the last photo are siblings, but only the breeder can tell you for sure. It looks like there is an adult lutino in the background of the third picture - is that one of his parents? If it is, then he is definitely split to lution.
 

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Pied is the only mutation that has reliable split indicators, and your boy is definitely split to pied. Males who are split to pearl often have markings like the ones on his wings, but there are other things that can cause these markings too so it's not a guaranteed sign. A lutino split doesn't have any visible indicators at all.

Do you know what his parents looked like? If either of them were visible for any mutation then he is split to that mutation. It seems likely that the chicks in the last photo are siblings, but only the breeder can tell you for sure. It looks like there is an adult lutino in the background of the third picture - is that one of his parents? If it is, then he is definitely split to lution.
I had contacted the breeder and he said he couldn't remember which I understand because he had so many birds. I know he has a cockatiel that looks identical to mine ,even the faint scalloping, paired to a younger albino . So if either are his siblings I'm assuming he's split lutino and/or whiteface. And that was his potential mate in the background except he rejected her right off the bat. She was lutino pearl split whiteface and pied (she was the perfect bird to pair him with to see his mutation splits)
 
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