Black skin on Budgie

by Cheryl
(Toledo, Ohio, USA)


We have taken her to a vet and they say everything is fine. She I an Albino with red eyes and black skin. Was checked for blood, crop wash, and everything post purchase. she doesn't act sick. Is this a mutation of some kind?

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Jan 29, 2012
Looks good to me
by: Anonymous

My white budgie has the same skin color. I doubt there's anything wrong with it.

Jan 21, 2012
Thank you
by: Cheryl

Thank you for answering back. I have taken her to a different Vet then when I first took her. We found out that she was given dye in her food(like for canary's). But she has returned to her normal lack of color. Again thank you.

Jan 21, 2012
Budgie with black skin
by: The Avian Vet

She could be a creamino or lutino.

Dr B

Jan 06, 2012
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by: Cheryl

She is black her entire body. She has been to vet twice. But, she has red eyes, white feathers. What mutation could she be? Please and Thank you... :)

Jan 06, 2012
She has been to vet. to vet twice.
by: Cheryl

She has all white feathers, red eyes. Her skin on her body head are black. Wings and feet are pink.

Jan 06, 2012
Bird with black skin
by: The Avian Vet

They can have pigmented skin which would make him not an albino. If the skin is black over the entire body, then there is no concern, But if it is in one spot, then have it examined by an avian veterinarian.

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