Exotic Wings Logo
Online Shop
About Exotic Wings
Caring for Your Exotic Pet
Places and Sites of Interest
Latest BirdLatest Bird:
Green Nape...

(Trichoglossus Haematodus)
Newest ProductNewest Product:
Parrot Lumber...
for only $6.99!
Next EventNext Event:
KW Pet Expo Sun...
May 5 2018
Newest PlantLatest Plant:

Newest PondLatest Pond:
Golden Morph

(Carassius auratus)

Join us on Facebook

Masked Grassfinch - Caged Bird Australian Poephila Personata Bird

Masked Grassfinch Caged Bird Australian

Notable traits of the Masked Grassfinch Bird: Caged Bird Australian (Poephila Personata)
Latin Name: Poephila Personata
Common Name: Masked Grassfinch
Description: The Masked Finch (Poephila personata) is a small passerine bird in the estrildid finch family, Estrildidae. It is a common resident of dry savanna across northern Australia, from the Kimberley, across the Top End, the Gulf country and the southern part of Cape York Peninsula, as far east as Chillagoe, but always near water.

The Masked Finch is 12.5-13.5 cm long. The male is larger, but the sexes are otherwise similar. It is cinnamon-brown above and paler below with a white rump, black mark on the flanks and black face mask. It has a heavy yellow bill and a pointed black tail. The eastern subspecies P. p. leucotis has whitish cheeks.
Gender Determination: Males have a brighter plumage
Trainability: Very Low
Length: 12 to 15 cm
Average Lifespan: 10 years
Diet: Seed, fruit and veggies
Loudness: Fairly quiet
Age of Maturity: 1
Average Clutch Size: 4-6
Habitat: Australia
References: SeedEggfoodToy
Availability: Would you like a notification when a Masked Grassfinch Caged Bird Australian is available?
Name:   Email:
© 1998 - 2017 Exotic Wings & Pet Things     St. Clements, Ontario Canada