Types of pet birds: finches

Family estrildidae or vukovije weaverbirds belongs to the passerine. Birds of this family are small or medium size with a long calf not more than 17 cm and not weighing more than 25 grams. These birds are widely distributed in Southeast Asia, southern China, India, Africa, Australia, some Islands of the Malay archipelago and Oceania. At the end of the last century they have also been accidentally or artificially introduced into Europe – particularly in Italy. Birds have mastered the mountains, forests, savannas, steppes and even semi-deserts.

Many birds of estrildid family are highly valued as a room for their beautiful color, unique voice and unique character. Finches are the most common in our country partly because of its simplicity and the simple mechanism of reproduction in captivity.

The most popular are Japanese and finches. Species that have received less common: diamond, bronze, krasnogorye, herbal, parrot finches. Look at some of them closer.

Zebra finches inhabit the trees and shrubs close to the water, create a strong pair, reaching maturity at 3 or 5 months and growing from 3 to 6 Chicks a few times a year.

Japanese finches, according to many fans and experts are some of the most beautiful, enduring and trusting birds. They can be various colors, including combination of black, white, yellow, brown, to have a Pappus.

Diamond mannikin has a rather pleasant singing, need big cages and has a beautiful color with a red beak, white belly, grey wings and a beautiful black “tie”.

Types of pet birds, we combine the General title of “Bronze mannikin” there are seven different shapes. They can have colors from mottled brown to a beautiful Golden brown.

Cut-throat Finch are undemanding in maintenance and are very peaceful and can live in small cages and boasts bright red or crimson stripes on the throat.

Parrot finches have a bright red-green color, get along well in large groups in aviaries.

The masked grass Finch got its name from the dark spots around the eyes and under the beak. These finches have a very high replaybility.

Sharp-tailed grass finches a bit like masked, often aggressive.

Today, the number of species of Finch is very extensive and is constantly increasing due to the selection. These birds are undemanding, adapt well to the conditions, can be a great friend, but quite self-sufficient.