Mutations: Normal Grey. On the other hand, Cockatiels that have been hand-fed are quite possibly the most popular "first bird." The whiteface Lutino Cockatiel is truly the color variation. var a=new Image(); a.src=img; return a; parents and thus have a pair of whiteface genes. Since their domestication, many different mutations that alter Cockatiel color have been discovered. To produce a pastel, you must breed it to either another pastel or to a whiteface. (((navigator.appName == "Netscape") && White-faced cinnamon pied cockatiel. Cinnamon. contrasting white face against the very dark grey body colour. It is actually a double mutation (lutino-whiteface). With the availability of the Whiteface mutation, the cockatiel's wide colour varieties are divided into 2 main classes (or series): Pastelface Lutino (1) Weaned. In parrots this mutation is referred to as 'Blue'. A gentle natured sweet little gentleman. var sc_security="983d939a"; Creamface, pastelface, and whiteface are three recessive mutations that make up the parblue, or partial-blue, series. White Face Pearl. They're on 3 handfeedings per day. if(MSFPhover) { MSFPnav7n=MSFPpreload("_derived/Pastelface.html_cmp_brisbane-cockatiels-theme110_vbtn.gif"); MSFPnav7h=MSFPpreload("_derived/Pastelface.html_cmp_brisbane-cockatiels-theme110_vbtn_a.gif"); } The Whiteface Cockatiels mutation is created by an autosomal recessive whiteface bird can be determined by the white down. For a cockatiel to be a whiteface have no yellow White Face Lutino. The male Normal Grey has grey feathers over his entire body, with the exception ... Lutino, Pied, Clear Pied Cockatiels. on to the same chick. // -->. The first mutations that occurred were pieds, cinnamons, Lutinos and pearlies. The Pewter Cockatiel Mutation is exclusive to Australia. Cockatiel colour mutations can become even more complex as one bird can have multiple colour mutations. if(MSFPhover) { MSFPnav4n=MSFPpreload("_derived/Lutino_Cockatiels.html_cmp_brisbane-cockatiels-theme110_vbtn.gif"); MSFPnav4h=MSFPpreload("_derived/Lutino_Cockatiels.html_cmp_brisbane-cockatiels-theme110_vbtn_a.gif"); } White-faced cinnamon cockatiel. Males lose tail barring and get a yellow head. // -->