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Family - Finch

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Description - Gouldian Finches are very colorful the have all of the colors of the rainbow on them.

Temperament - Finches don't like to be touched.

Sexing - Males are usually brighter than females the males usually consist of bright colors while the females consist of pastel colors. There is no absolute way to determined sex visually.

Origin - Northern Australia.

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 5 inches
Life span: about 5 years