Cut Throat Finch

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Cut Throat Finch

The cut-throat finch (Amadina fasciata) is a common species of estrildid finch found throughout Africa; it is also known as the bearded finch, the ribbon finch, the cut throat, and the weaver finch. The cut-throat finch has plumage that is pale, sandy brown with flecks of black all over. They have a black-brown tail, a thick white chin and cheeks, and a chestnut brown patch on the belly. The legs are a pink fleshy color. The adult male has a bright red band across its throat (thus the name “cut throat”), while the male juveniles have a slightly duller red band.

Origin :  Africa Size / Weight:  5″

Life Span:  8 to 10 years Sexing: Cut-throat finches are easily sexed.

Breeding: Cut-throat finches usually use nests constructed by other birds . A clutch usually consists of 4 to 6 white eggs, which hatch after an incubation period of 12 days.

Diet: Commercial finch mix ,spray  Millet, Egg Food, Mineral block, fruits and veggies.

Additional information

Weight 0.1 lbs
Feathers N Friends Exotic Birds