Thank you, I pretty much suck at mutations too, I read and read and read and it's all whoosh straight over my head.I suck at mutations, but I think I'll give your guys a shot
Because mom and dad are White faced Cinnamon and a Cinnamon, The cinnamon becomes dominant and most of your babies are cinnamon or cinnamon pied. I believe you also have cinnamon pearls. I can't remember how pearls are passed.
Anyone more experienced have more to add?
sex linked genes are passed down to the opposite sex.
I have been struggling with mutation genetics too.
I had a good look at her again this morning, her eyes are black, in fact all their eyes are black. Are they just the pupils? And colour will show later? I really am not sure. So off to look at pics of Cockatiel eye colours.After pics were removed
1) lutino if there are no dark spots and it has red eyes (female)(hard to tell in that light)
Not necessarily true. Pied and cinnamon can affect lutino eye color. http://talkcockatiels.com/showthread.php?t=28818 this sticky here explains it in more detail.No, if the eyes are not red then it is not a Lutino. If there are no dark spots then you have a dark-eyed clear aka clear pied.