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Could you send me pictures of both birds? In particular the underside of the wings? Thanks
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Thanks for the pictures. Your white bird appears to have some blue colouring over the wing which could indicate male, but really to underside of the flight feathers need to be examined to be certain. Your blue bird has a cobalt blue patch on the rump which suggests probably make as well, but again the flight feathers really need to be seen to be certain.
Potentially yes but photos of the flight feathers would be needed to confirm.
OK, no significant blue on the white bird so she is female I believe
I think a small amount of feather loss is likely to be normal, so long as she does not seem to be shedding excessively or becoming bald in any places?
Do you have a picture of the green birds wings?
I think most likely nothing to worry about
I said above that the white one is most likely female.
Yes thanks. I believe that the blue one is most likely also female as there is no deeper blue colouration to the wings
Both birds look perfectly healthy as far as the pictures go, so the choice of which one to keep entirely is down to you and which colour you prefer. Their temperaments may also have some bearing if there is any notible difference between them
I hope that answers your question? Please let me know if you need any further help or advice.
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