Shello! Posted on July 19, 2022 by Michelle M. Cooper and her friend, Marcel the Shell with Shoes On. And Marcel and Cooper in January 2012. Cooper is looking forward to seeing Marcel’s new movie!
Oh my gosh, she’s such a baby. Love you Cooper.
Look at that baby bird!!
i always had a question about cooper, is he a boy, or a girl?
Cooper is female. We thought she was male when we brought her home and the first few months in this blog I called her “him.” We got lots of comments that he was a she. And it turns out they were right. Light blue ceres with white around the nares can indicate female.
She finally proved it, though, by laying an egg in 2016.
Cooper’s an interesting case imo, I’ve never come across a female budgie that had such a blue cere like Cooper’s – especially in adulthood. All my female budgies have caramel or beige coloured ceres. Is that why you named her Cooper? Because you thought she was a male?
I don’t think it’s too uncommon. At least from what I’ve seen on budgie forums or advice groups.
Yes, she was named Cooper after Anderson Cooper’s blue eyes : ).