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How can I tell if my parakeet is a boy or a girl?

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My mom got me a parakeet for my birthday, It's light blue. How can I tell if it's a boy or a girl?
asked Jun 25, 2013 in Bird Breeds by anonymous

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In male parakeets, the cere , where the nostrils are just above the beak, is blue. With females, the cere is pale brown to white. Immature birds of both sexes have pink ceres. By about 6 months of age, the cere is a good indicator of the sex of the bird.
answered Jul 1, 2013 by (36,420 points)