Above are links to the various varieties
It is very easy to identify a Lavender bird by looking at the main tail feathers. If the outer-side feather shaft is pale & the inner feather shaft is dark, it is more than likely Lavender. The inner feather-web has a darker iridescent-like sheen, extending outwards from the shaft.
andulusian type blue (Bl/bl) usually have dark feather shafts, regardless
whether laced or non-laced. No matter how pale in colour, the blues (Bl/bl)
dont have the same tail characteristics (as above), as the lavenders.
the lav/blues have a combination of traits from both varieties. Some signs of lav/lav, Bl/bl (Lavender/Blue) are:
paler lavender shade
It is rather frowned upon in the Belgian Barbu bantam world, mixing lav (Lavender) with Bl (Blue), as the above traits are considered flaws in lavender varieties. Lavenders are to have:
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