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Finch-Black Hooded Nun

Family - Finch

Nick Names - Black Headed Nun Finch

Description - Black Hooded Nun Finches have a black head and a copper body. The males have a soothing song.

Temperament - Black Hooded Nun Finches don't like to be touched.

Sexing - It is difficult to determine the sex of the Finch.

Origin - Unknown.

Trainability - NA.

Loudness - NA.


Finches have very high metabolism. Your finch could starve to death within twenty four hours if your finch doesn't eat. Finches should eat about half grains and half vegatable with some fruits (about 5%). Never feed any Finch anything with caffiene as an ingredient (like chocolate) and dairy products are a bad idea.

Desired Cage size - Your finch needs a relatively large cage because finch are very active. They love to fly so there should be lots of perches throughout the cage. 20"X20"X26" (length X width X height)

Length: about 4 1/2 inches
Life span: about 5 years