North West Bird Club Inc.
Wynyard, Tasmania, Australia
Rich uniform cinnamon colouration on entire body, with yellow head area and bright cheek patch. No blotching or mottled effect. Flesh coloured feet, clear nails and dark ruby eyes.
Same as for heavy pied with even pearl feather pattern on the non pied markings
A light cinnamon colour suffused by yellow, which is very evident on chest. The eyes to be clear red. Flesh coloured feet and nails.
A diluted form of the normal body colour which is best described as silver grey. Colour to be uniform throughout. Eye colour is lighter than normal
Are many and varied and will be judged by combining the mutation specifications relevant to the particular multi mutation
Hints and tips
Courtesy of The Sunraysia Branch of The Aviculture Sosiety of Australia
Remember when it was a dark grey bird, below is a list of mutations as identified by the Australian National Cockatiel Society and used as a SHOW STANDARD.
Body to be dark grey, uniform throughout. Males to have a bright clear head of deep yellow, with bright orange cheek patches. Wing patch to be well defined and clean of darker feathers. Females to be of duller version of male colouration with barring on tail which is absent in males.