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Zebra finch

Scientific name : Taeniopygia guttata

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Description

Zebra finch is one of the most widely bred finches in captivity, a hand-fed zebra finch can be trained to perch on a hand. However, zebra finches will make a cheerful addition to your home. Zebra finches are peaceful birds and do well when kept in pairs or colonies. The male zebra finch is gray with a black tail and large white bars. Their throat and upper breast is zebra striped, and they have a red beak and vivid orange cheek patches. Female zebra finches are colored similarly to the males, but females do not have the orange cheek patches. A female zebra finch's beak is a paler color than the male’s. life span about 5 years

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Habitat

Found in Timor-Leste, Indonesia, Australia.

 

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Diet

Birdseed and otherseed

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Weight

10 - 20 Grams

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Height

10 Centimetres

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