How to see the diference??

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Stavros01
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Hi,

I was just wondering how is it possible to destinguish the hens of a uraeginthus bengalus, a uraeginthus angolensis and a uraeginthus cyanocephalus, since they all look a like...
Or they do not??


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Jayburd
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Hi Gustavo,
There is a difference between Cyanocephalus and Bengalus in that the hens of Cyanocephalus have a Blue forhead, while most Bengalus do not.
As for Angolensis, not sure - we don't have them in Australia anymore.
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Angolensis hens have the blue limited to the face,throat,sides of throat and breast.The flanks and the belly are cream buff.The Blue on the anglolensis hens have the brightest blue :thumbup:
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Angolensis have very prominent intense blue with a far bigger blue area particularly on the breast, have a darker bill & slightly shorter tail with an overall more cobby shape.
Cyanocephala have the palest blue more extensive on the head compared to bengalis or angolensis, are larger overall with longer tail & brightest pink bill.
Bengalis are the smallest in the body & have pink bill with dark edges.
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Stavros01
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Ok
Now that all of you described it, it is much more easy to see the diference.
Thank´s.


Gustavo
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