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Lady Gouldian Finch

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Gouldian Finches - ladygouldianfinch - Species Infomation
Myra Markely (FinchNiche) photo of Lady Gouldian Finch

Name: Gouldian Finch (Chloebia gouldiae)

Origin: Northern region of Australia

Habitat: GrassLands, Forest Edge

Sexing: In General: Males are more brilliantly colored then the female. The male may have a noticeably longer center tail feather if the birds are in top condition.

Breeding: Difficult

Social: Somewhat. In non-breeding conditions they may live well with other Gouldians or other finch species. While breeding the pairs can become aggressive towards all other birds. These birds can be startled easily off their nest by other birds or humans. It's best to breed them in single pair cages.

Housing: Flight cage or aviary. The more space the better.

Diet: Mostly Seeds and Millet. Cuttle bone & sprouts are also very good for your Gouldian's health.

Mutations: Yes - Color Mutations

Head: Red, Black, Orange, Straw
Body: Green, Dilute (green), Yellow, Blue, Silver
Breast: Purple, Violet, White

Lady Gouldian Finch Males - ladygouldianfinch - Species info
Tina Billings photo of male gouldian finches

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