Seedy Characters Club
Bird Terminology

Generic:
A term used to describe cross-breeding between sub-species. It is not  considered as detrimental to future generations as hybridization of species.


Genus:
A group of related species.


Hybrid:
Cross-breeding two  different species such as breeding a Pacific Parrotlet to a Green-rumped Parrotlet.


Mutation:
Refers to abnormal coloration that is a result of a genetic anomaly.


Nominate:
A term that is used to describe the primary or controlling species. Sub-species are compared to the nominate species to identify the sub-species differences.


Species:
Classification of animals that have physical and/or behavioural characteristics that are the same and live in the same geographical area.


Sub-species:
A group of animals that are very similar to a particular species but have subtle differences in appearance and/or behaviour. They are also found in a different region.

lbs. to Kgs.

lb kg

1      0.5

2      1.0

3      1.5

4      2.0

5      2.5

6      2.5

7      3.0

8      3.5

9      4.0

10    4.5

11    5.0

12    5.5

13    6.0

14    6.5

15    7.0

16    7.5

17    7.5

18    8.0

19    8.5

20    9.0

21    9.5

22    10.0

23    10.5

24    11.0

25    11.5

26    12.0

27    12.5

28    12.5

29    13.0

30    13.5

31    14.0

32    14.5

33     15.0

34     15.5

35    16.0

36    16.5

37    17.0

38    17.0

39    17.5

40    18.0

41    18.5

42    19.0

43    19.5

44    20.0

45    20.5

46    21.0

47    21.5

48    22.0

49    22.0

50    22.5

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