Finches bird are the coolest bird as pet for its staggering color and quite behavior. The amazing fact is to have finches as you do not need to pay attention to them like another pet bird such cockatiel or parrot. They love to live their own plain life with their mate. For the beginners who want to habituate simple and no extra pay attention or caring like cockatiel or parrot, that’s the kind of bird gang you may want to pet.
Finch is a little cute cuddly bird as flight cage bird also named. They are quite and like to live with other finches. But not so pet behavior or hand feeding bird, they like their privacy.
Too much active and lively personality of finch attracts pet lover. Besides the color shades are amazing and eye catchy for kids, even you can train them from early age to make some noise.
They do not whistle or mimic, just peep or meep is nearly sound you may hear. I think finch lover will be happy with those kinds of sounds which they sound.
Types of finches
There are many types of finch on the world, as we can see only three types zebra finch, Gouldian finch, society finch. But, they have a huge number of species origin scraping with so many color and patterns.
For your information I am writing some name of those species I learned from research here is chaffinch, bullfinch, spinus finch, redpoll finch, green finch, purple finch, marsh warbler, warbler etc and etc. It may help you to figure out when you any kind of small bird with different color.
Zebra finches are the most common bird we can see on pet stores chirping on cage. They are quite inexpensive and available so that you can easily bring the bird in your pet life.
There are few facts about zebra finch, the bird loves other companion of birds and make pair with other finch. But sometimes it may be confusing identify them which is male or female.
Take expert advice and figure out the matter. Because a finch bird can pair with same gender, this will be a little problematic if you want to breed. Same gender cannot give finch babies, still if you want just for having some good time you can set as they like.
Zebra finch named after zebra because it has patterns looks like zebra’s pattern. So it’s obvious to ask is the bird can sing, talk or tame?
No, finches can’t do that types of behavior at all. They always want to be their own and not like to handle. People love to have finch because of easy caring and simple lifestyle of living.
Gouldian finch is another kind of common on the finch species, they are glamorous for their vivid and colorful display. Gouldian finch is the most beautiful and gorgeous little cute bird as pet.
But like the other finch they do not like to handle by human and love to have their own privacy life. One of the amazing fact of Gouldian finch is, the bird is very quiet and social bird. So, you can easily keep them with other finch or bird.
Society finch is not an original species of finch, one kind of mutation or hybrid may experiment by china or India. But it came out pretty well color from white to black. The lifestyle and other behavior is same like other finches.
Most of finches are found from grassland of Australia. I think the country is the capital of all cute, little bird and they are out to flying on the sky.
Lifespan of finch
Gouldian and zebra finch lifespan are from 6 to 7 years. Only society finch has long lifespan average 10 to 13 years.
Finches are soft and peaceful bird, you cannot easily find out is the bird really sick or injured. So that be careful with their movements and activities.
If they seem very quiet, wet tail, wet dropping, symptoms of sickness. Then immediate consult with your vet and follow the instructions what vet doctor suggests.
Finch food diet is simple just seeds besides fruits, vegetables also can be added. You can also change the meal with different types of seeds.
Finches are very social and blissful bird on the other hand you have to care less time than big bird. They do not like to handle like pet. Sometimes makes sound when you feed them it’s their love and affection showing mark.
Where to buy
Common question of everyone where we should buy our pet bird like finches? The answer is of course from small farm or breeder not from pet store, because on a pet store they keep many pets and animals.
Who knows what carry out germs or disease, it may spread to another. So, the wise decision is to buy from one of well-known farm as though they take care very carefully with those kinds of matters like cleaning or spraying antigerm.
Cage size and shape
I saw many pet lovers bought cage for their bird as small as they can. Don’t know why they do such brutal things to them. Because birds are for flying not to keep in prison.
As a matter of fact, still we want them as a pet so give them more space as you can. They are not judgable on the basis of their size. A healthy bird on large cage can live long and behave naturally with one another.
If they do not provide get enough space to fly around, it effects on their body and mind, also on breed. So, think about their freedom and provide large cage for them with essential equipment’s like bowl, perch, toy, ladder etc, depending on types of your bird.
Many like to breed their finches, first of all I would that will be great waste of time because finch is not great being parents. Still though you want them to breed, set another bird pair to feed their babies while they hatch out from egg.
Get a pair finch bird
To bring some natural noise in your balcony, get a pair of finch bird. They will bliss you with their charming activities so, search your lucky pair and have some great time.