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Old 12-29-2018, 02:23 PM
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Re: Molting

It’s the underside of the tail that’s the giveaway. If she has moulted into her adult plumage (which she would have done within the first year) and has stippling/ripple like marks on the underside, however faint it may be, then she’s a she. If it’s solid colour on the underside then she’s a he
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