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The most common question asked by the bird lovers concerns the age and gender of a parrot. But such problem is typical not only of the people who only plan to buy a parrot but also of the owners of a bird.

The most popular way to distinguish a male parrot from the female one is to examine the cere. Its is considered that a boy has a blue cere and a girl has a brown one. But even the specialists sometimes can say for sure if the parrot is male or female only by looking at its cere. The problem is that the cere of the young species is almost always the grayish purple one as the parrots in their young age lack the gonadal hormones.



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