Family - Finch
Nick Names - Icterine Canary, Mozambique Serin, Shelly, Yellow-fronted Canary
Description - Green Singer Finches are are closely related to canaries. Green singers are mostly yellow in color.
Temperament - Finches don't like to be touched.
Sexing - Adult Males are usually brighter than females and adult females do not sing (young females may sing). There is no absolute way to determined sex visually.
Origin - Africa.
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 inches
Life span: up to 20 years