Standard Gouldian Finches
Common name- Standard Gouldian finch
Latin name- Erythrura gouldiae
Country of Origin- Australia
Sex- Males & females available
Adult size- 12cm-14cm
Average Lifespan- 5-9 years
Diet & water- Foreign finch seed and fresh water daily. Small pieces of fresh fruit and vegetables can be given as a treat. Millet sprays and cuttlefish should also be offered.
Care level- Beginner
Description- Gouldian Finches are great birds for beginners as they are easy to keep and breed, they are hardy, and very active. They are very social birds and like to be kept in pairs or groups and should not be kept alone.
Cleaning- Clean out cage at least once a week and disinfect.
Shopping list- Cage, Sand sheets or bird sand, Seed, Treats, Seed dish, Water bowl, Grit, Perches, Toys, Millet Sprays, Cuttlefish, Iodised block, Disinfectant