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Swee (Yellow-bellied) Waxbill - Estrilda melanotis

The Swee (Yellow-bellied) Waxbill<p>Swee (Yellow-bellied) Waxbill13,23,31,35,40,41<p><i>Estrilda melanotis</i> or <i>Coccopygia melanotis</i>, several …

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The Swallow Tanager is a widespread inhabitant of humid forest edge and second growth forest across much of South America, south to southern Brazil. …

Hawfinches

Hawfinches<p>The <b>Hawfinch</b>, <i>Coccothraustes coccothraustes</i>, is a passenger bird in the finch family Fringillidae.<p>Distribution / Range:<p>This finch is endemic …

Apple Leak Reveals 'Edgeless Display' New iPhone

The iPhone 7 is going to be a disappointment. That’s the conclusion many are drawing after credible leak after credible leak revealed a device that’s a minimal upgrade on the iPhone 6S. But there might just be a very good reason for this…<p>Following news from ever reliable KGI Securities analyst …

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Diamond Firetail Finch - Emblema guttata, Stagonopleura guttata

The Diamond Firetail Finch<p>Diamond Firetail8,11,13,14,22,23,30,31,32,34,35,37,40, 41<p><i>Emblema guttata</i> or <i>Stagonopleura guttata</i>,<br>previously <i>Zonaeginthus</i> …

Cassin's Finch

Conifers in high mountains; lower levels in winter. Breeds mostly in mountain forests of conifers, especially spruce and fir, also in pine and …

Purple Finch

Woods, groves, suburbs. Breeds mostly in coniferous and mixed woods, both in forest interior and along edges. In Pacific states, also breeds in oak …

How to Photograph Birds

Bird photography, especially wild bird photography can be quite challenging. There are many articles on the Internet that cover everything from “bird …

Birds

Pintail Whydah

Animal-World > Birds > Types of Finches > Pintail Whydah<p>Family: Viduidae Vidua macrouraPhoto © Animal-World: Courtesy Affan Dagasan, Sweden<p>Latest …

Vidua paradisaea (Long-tailed paradise-whydah, Paradise whydah)

<b>Vidua paradisaea (Long-tailed paradise-whydah, Paradise whydah)</b><p>Gewone paradysvink [Afrikaans]; uJojokhaya [Zulu]; Harusira (generic term for whydahs) …

House Finch Identification, All About Birds, Cornell Lab of Ornithology

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Diamond Firetail Finches or Diamond Sparrows

<b>Finch Information</b> ... Index of Finch Species ... Photos of the Different Finch Species for Identification ... Common Health Problems of Finches ... …

Parrot Finches

The <b>Parrot Finch</b> (genus: <i>Erythrura</i>) are small, very colorful finches that occur naturally from South-east Asia to New Guinea, northern Australia and …

House Finch

About the House Finch<p>The attractive house finch is one of the more common and recognizable species throughout the United States. Originally a “western” species of semiarid environments, it was introduced in the east in the 1940s; it has now expanded its range and spread to virtually every state, as …

Avian DNA Sexing from Blood

The sample cards are provided free from Avian Biotech. The new ones are a bit smaller and have a barcode on the front, but they are essentially the …

Artificial incubation and Finch Eggs

Milk Carton Nestbox (Closed Style)

Start by cutting off the top of the milk carton right at the seam for the folds and spout.<p>Measure up 4-1/2" from the bottom. Mark a line all around …

Milk Carton Nest Box with Flip Lid

Start by cutting off the top of the milk carton right at the seam for the folds and spout. Leave one of the triangular sections from the spout …

applying Open Plastic Leg Bands

Holding the finch firmly, extend the leg the band will be applied to.<p>Place the band opening over the leg. The leg should now rest in the trough.

applying Closed Aluminum Finch Bands

Closed bands are usually stamped with the year and sequential numbers. These bands from Red Bird Products are stamped with the year, my initials and …

Grit for Your Birds

Bring up the subject of grit with finch breeders and you might think you asked a question about religion or politics. I'm actually amazed at the …

Raising and Feeding Mealworms

<b>Tips:</b><br>When selecting a moisture food, pick a fruit or vegetable that does not have a lot of water. Something too soggy sitting on top will promote …

Roy's Egg Food Recipe

Add the dry ingredients, Vionate and pulverized zinc tablets. The zinc tablets (available at most health food stores) are run through an electric …

The Chinese Grosbeak - Eophona migratoria

<b>Common Names</b><br>Blacktailed Hawfinch, Yellow-billed Grosbeak<p><b>Description</b><br>Definitely a large finch at nearly 7 inches long. A stocky bird with full body. I …

The Cutthroat Finch - Amadina fasciata

<b>Common Names</b><br>Ribbon Finch<p><b>Description</b><br>Males are easily distinguished from females by the red slash under the chin.<p><b>Diet</b><br>Standard finch mix (they do have a …

The Red Head Finch - Amadina erythrocephala

<b>Common Names</b><br>Paradise Finch, Red Headed Weaver<p><b>Description</b><br>Males are easily distinguished from the females by the rust red head coloration and more …

The Masked Grassfinch - Poephila personata

<b>Common Names</b><br>Masked Finch<p><b>Description</b><br>The Masked Grassfinch can be difficult to sex. Males and females are nearly identical in appearance. When seen in …

The Star Finch - Neochmia ruficauda

<b>Common Names</b><br>Red-faced finch, Ruficauda, Rufous-tailed finch<p><b>Description</b><br>Males are easily distinguished from hens by their larger face mask. The males …