Well it turned out that both of the new Crested Bengalese Finches were male, as they have both been singing, though they seem to take it in turns for who will sing on a particular day. Their songs are similar and more complex than our current Bengalese Finches. The songs are compared below:
Apollo and his sons Theodore and Cosmos all have broadly the same song, though Theodores is slightly more complex. Comet, despite being Apollo's son as well, learnt his squeeky song from our male Cherry Finches instead (even though they have never been in the same cage once old enough to sing).

The song of our new Crested Bengalese Finches is very complex so they might get quite abit of attention from the female Bengalese Finches once we add them to the current Aviary.

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