How to distinguish a sex of a parrot

How to distinguish a sex of a parrot

Parrots, as a rule, buy at early age when to assign gender quite difficult. With age distinctions begin to be shown in external signs and in behavior of birds. If you buy to steam of parrots, then it is necessary to be able to distinguish precisely females and males.


1. The sex of budgerigars can be defined on a nadklyuvny voskovitsa is a leathery education on the basis of a beak. Young parrots have a voskovitsa of approximately identical, pinkish color. But with age, when birds are 40 days old, this outgrowth begins to change color. At males it becomes bluish, gradually getting a saturated blue shade. Females have a voskovitsa of non-uniform beige, whitish or yellowish color with white marks, with age color darkens and becomes brown. In the period of a molt at a parrot girl the shade of a voskovitsa on bluish can change, but it will pass through few months.

2. Look at pads of a bird – at the self-check they pink color. Besides, it is possible to distinguish boy from the girl on a fringing around nostrils – females have it, and at males is absent.

3. Observe behavior of a budgerigar. Males usually more active, they like to rustle, sing, be pushed, to fly and draw attention to themselves. Also they well imitate sounds and quickly learn to speak. Quiet females, like to watch the events from outside. They sing too, but is plain, shortly and simply. If the girl got to the unfamiliar place, she begins to clean up around herself – throws out a superfluous, according to her, things from a cage. It is very difficult to teach to tell them, but if desired it is possible to train in several words.

4. The sex of parrots-korella can be defined since three months. At this age the boys begin to sing loudly, practising in a vocal two weeks. Before half a year of other bases of sex will not appear. In six months the males buy brighter plumage, and females become roundish. But unambiguously it is possible to define a sex at this age not always.

5. When korella reach age of one year, their floor can be distinguished easily. Boys become the real handsome, at them the yellow cop grows, and wings are marked with white ovals. On cheeks orange spots come to light. Females remain dusty, gray color, only on a reverse side of wings they have yellow spots with strips.

6. On behavior of parrots-korell it is possible to define a sex too – the same as at budgerigars, girls quiet, sleep more, and males noisy and mobile, often knock a beak on something.

Author: «MirrorInfo» Dream Team