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Star Finch - Caged Bird Australian Neochmia Ruficauda Bird

Star Finch Caged Bird Australian

Notable traits of the Star Finch Bird: Caged Bird Australian (Neochmia Ruficauda)
Latin Name: Neochmia Ruficauda
Common Name: Star Finch
Description: Star Finches are very colorful. The face and beak are red. The throat, neck, and flanks are spotted white. A gray-green to pale olive-green color covers the back, breast, and wings, above the tail and at the sides of the tail. The legs are yellow or may appear to be a flesh brown color. The abdomen, along and below the middle of the tail is also yellow. The eyes are a red-olive to dark brown color. Immature Star Finches are olive-brown above and pale olive below. Mature Star Finches are similar in color.
Gender Determination: Females tend to be a bit duller than the males and the females have less red on their face
Trainability: Very Low
Length: 11.43 cm
Average Lifespan: 12 years
Song: The males song is somewhat quiet but pleasant.
Diet: finch mix which includes proso, japanese, german, siberian millet and canary seed. They also need fresh foods such as kale, green leaf lettuce, boiled egg, grated carrot, brocolli tops and chopped spi
Loudness: Fairly quiet
Mutations: Yellow Face Pied
Age of Maturity: 1
Breeding Life: 6
Nest: Enclosed
Breeding Aviculture: Common
Average Clutch Size: 3-5
Habitat: This species originated and can be currently found in Northern Australia
References: SeedEggfoodToy
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