The Chestnut Flanked White mutation is part of a multiple allelic series. Australian breeders did not change the name and still refer to the mutation by its original name. The bird has been introduced to Puerto Rico and Portugal. Females often have more black flecking on the top of the head than do males. Unlike the Regular CFW, they have a cream color to their back and the tail bars are much darker, even black (see below). Sep 29, 2013. Being a dilute variety that relies on the contrast of the markings to be appealing, the CFW does not combine to great advantage with the other dilute varieties. 7 Years. Some sources have erroneously indicated that the Continental CFW was a combination of CFW and Fawn. It is difficult to obtain birds with strong markings as these are often diluted. Female: Like the males, the females will have a white body with dark tear marks under the eyes. Thread starter #3 My3ChicksMBD Chirping. BYC's Random Funny Posting Thread! Between the dilution of the body color and the further dilution of the markings, the combination loses much of the appeal of the CFW. This includes the Dominant and Recessive Silvers, Florida Fancy and Fawn Cheek. Female: Like the male, female Continental CFWs are similar to their Regular counterparts, but have a cream back, black tail bars and red eyes. Regular CFW (Also known as old type, Black eyed or UK CFW. Each male's song is different, although birds of the same bloodline will exhibit similarities, and all finches will overlay their own uniqueness onto a common rhythmic framework. Fawn-CFWs look similar to gray series CFWs, but all the black markings will be dark brown instead. This error is probably due to a belief that the cream cast to the back was caused by the Fawn mutation rather than the new mutation. Their calls can be a loud beep, meep, oi! Three white females, one classic zebra male, and two pied males. The other is a cream back modifier. Orange beak little girl. The Chestnut Flanked White used to be known as the Marked White. The CFW can be combined with the Orange Breasted mutation to change the breast bar to the same color as the cheek patches. Or visit our Learning Center for articles on How To Raise Chickens. They are dark bodied with black beaks. Fox paid 7-figure settlement over bogus conspiracy story, Chrissy Teigen gives first interview since pregnancy loss, David Maas, NBA halftime showman, dies of COVID-19, ER nurse: Some patients still think COVID-19 is a hoax, Education Dept. If a red beak boy. Those that come to mind first are those mutations that alter the male markings in some way. Some breeders have combined the CFW with the Florida Fancy to create a bird that has been referred to as Red Flanks and are similar to the Florida Fancy, but lack the buff underparts and the orange markings are diluted. Males will have a cleaner, whiter head than the females.