Cockatiel with yellow cheeks?

by Mike
(Sterling Heights, Mi, Usa)

My cockatiel has yellow cheeks instead of orange is that normal?

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Dec 23, 2011
Cockatiel with yellow cheeks
by: The Avian Vet

There are mutations with this color. I recommend that you have him examined by an avian veterinarian to be sure he is OK.

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Dec 21, 2011
Cockatiel with yellow cheeks
by: Anne

Yes is the simple answer to your question. I used to have a Lutino Cockatiel with very pale yellow cheek colouring, I know have another Lutino with Orange cheeks!

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