|Rainbow, son of Merlin & Millet. Now our old Patriarch.|
|The flash reflects off their faces making them look turquoise|
like their shoulders, however, their faces are actually a dark cobalt blue.
|You can see some of the shiny, dark cobalt blue of his |
face under his beak. The wing color is correct, but their
faces are actually very dark blue, almost black.
|Here is a better depiction of a Splendid's true face color.|
|These are young Splendids. Hen is below.|
Males above do not have all their scarlet color yet.
|Young Male Splendid with a young male Normal Bourke (in wild color).|
|Very young Splendids. Actually there are four males and|
one hen in this cage, but their color hasn't come in yet.
At the time the photo was taken, I didn't know their sexes.
As they matured, the hen had to be removed as she was so outnumbered.
|Young Splendid hen with her first egg.|