The Finch Weekly

The Red Headed Finch

There’s something eye catching about birds that have red plumage and also often a bit of a fiery temperament to go with that colouration.  The Red Headed Finch is a great example of the distinctive looking bird but is generally a little more sociable than the closely related Cut throat finch. In the wild Also […]

The Diamond Firetail

The Diamond Firetail is an Australian finch that dares you to ignore it – with its bright red beak, sparkling black and while flanks and forthright personality, this isn’t a quiet little finch that disappears into the bushes.  In fact, firetails have a reputation as being not the most sociable bird with other species and […]