The sex of my parakeet.

I have a young parakeet and it has a purple cere it is a male or female? I really want to know. The bird can't talk like my other bird, and this bird likes to chew. Please help!

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Jan 14, 2012
The sex of my parakeet.
by: Linda

Your young Budgie is a male. The young males have purple ceres and the females have blue ceres. Once both have reached sexual maturity, the male's will turn from purple to blue, and the female's will turn from blue to a light tan all the way to brown when she is ready to breed.

Linda

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