Size / Weight: 4″ / 15 g
Life Span: 5-7 years
Sexing: The mature male Black Cheek Zebra finch is generally more colourful and easily distinguishable from the female.
Temperament: Zebra finches are arguably the most popular and commonly kept Australian finch species. They are free breeders, undemanding, and easy to care for, and therefore, ideal for beginners. They also come in a wide variety of appealing color mutations. Zebra Finches are perky, active, noisy, pushy, social and can be territorial, especially when breeding.
Breeding: Zebra Finches breed easily – a larger enclosure such as a flight cage or aviary is preferred.
Diet: Classic Finch Seed, Millet, Dried Egg Food, Mineral Grit, live food (mealworms), greens