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Red-rumped Parrots Mutations / Sub-species

Psephotus Information ... Photos of the Members of the Psephotus Family for Identification

Red Rumps come in a variety of mutations (please refer to photos). The below chart is courtesy of Mandy and Paul - Breeder of Canaries and Other Exotic Birds - Singing Wings Aviary -

MutationGenetic Inheritance
Normal (Wild Type)Dominant
Australian CinnamonSex-linked Recessive
UK Cinnamon ( Pallid, Lime, Yellow and Dilute)Autosomal Recessive
Australian BlueAutosomal Recessive
UK Blue (Pastel Blue, Par Blue, Dilute Blue)Autosomal Recessive
Australian Platinummultiple allemorph with lime-platinum-lutino
LutinoSex-linked Recessive
OpalineSex-linked Recessive
PiedAutosomal Recessive
FallowAutosomal Recessive

Austalian blue pied redrump hen x Normal green red rump parakeet cock

Opaline Red-rumped Parakeet pair

Opaline Red-rumped Parakeet Chicks in Nest

Red-rumped Parrots


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