sidewinder wrote at 2015-09-27 03:25:01
We have the same thing happening with what appears to be two male Cockateils, the two Cockateils look identical excepting the one that is being fed has a lighter yellow face and lighter orange spots. Good theory, maybe the one being fed is a pied lady bird.  


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I have over 20 years of experience with cockatiel breeding, handfeeding, genetics, and behavior. I can also advise on proper diet and health-related questions, but I will not diagnose illnesses.


I have over 20 years experience with cockatiels. My knowledge spans from pet cockatiels to breeding, handfeeding and especially cockatiel genetics.

I am the North American Cockatiel Society President and Genetics Consultant; I have also been involved with local parrot societies and was the National Cockatiel Society membership and band chairperson in the past.

I have attended many educational seminars by various bird experts and veterinarians.

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