Bird Sex Determination

Common birds with sexual dimorphic differences

Bird Species

Female

Male

Budgerigar

Brown cere

Blue cere

Cockatiel

(natural grey)

Grey cheeks, white bars on tail feathers

Yellow cheeks, no bars

Canary

Doesnít sing in the breeding season

Sings in the breeding

season

Eclectus

Red and blue feathers

Green feathers

Galah

Pink iris

Black iris

Princess Parrot

No spatula shape of ninth primary flight feather

Spatula shape of ninth primary flight feather

Sulphur Crested Cockatoo

Reddish-brown iris

Black or brown iris

Zebra Finch

Brown abdominal sides with white dots, grey chest

Pale-coloured abdomen and chest

 

 

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