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Long-tailed Finch - Pictures and facts - Birds ...
The species breeds in natural hollows. Pairs share feeding responsibilities, and there has been one report of birds from older broods helping their parents raise the following brood, the first time that cooperative breeding has been recorded in an Australian estrildid finch.
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Is a Shaft-tail Finch the Right Pet Bird for You?
Other common names: Black Heart Finch; Heck's Grassfinch (P. a. hecki); Long-tailed Finch (P. a. acuticauda)
Scientific name: Poephila acuticauda
The Shaft-tail Finch is one of the classic favorites of aviculture because of its sleek appearance, delightful personality, and easy care. This finch originates from northern Australia, where they inhabit open woodlands. In 2008, scientists...
Long tail, red beak, small bird | BIRDS in BACKYARDS
Long tail, red beak, small bird
I was not able to get a picture of this bird which lit on the ground below my bird feeder and was eating grain. It had markings which looked like a sparrow or finch and was about the size of a sparrow or finch. But it had a very long black tail...much longer than the bird itself. ...
Date: 2017-04-03 08:52:37
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Pin-tailed Whydahs, Vidua macroura - Beauty Of Birds
The Pin-tailed Whydah, Vidua macroura, is a small resident songbird that occurs in most of Africa south of the Sahara Desert; where it lives in light and densely wooded forests with Mopane trees; savanna grasslands where it breeds and feeds; and African bushveld.
The Pin-tailed Whydah is known in Afrikaans as Koningrooibekkie. They are also called "Widow Birds" in reference to the...
Date: 2017-04-03 08:07:06
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Double-barred Finch | BIRDS in BACKYARDS
The Double-barred Finch is one of the long-tailed grass-finches and is notable for its 'owl-faced' features, having a white face bordered black. It is grey-brown, with white underparts banded black above and below the chest, giving the species its name. The wings are black, spotted white, the tail is black and the bill and legs are blueish-grey. Juveniles are dulller, with indistinct chest bars. These grass-finches usually feed in flocks and have a bouncing, undulating flight pattern.
There are two subspecies of Double-barred Finch: the eastern race has a white...
Date: 2017-04-03 07:45:58
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Common Redpolls are brown and white birds with heavily streaked sides. Look for a small red forehead patch, black feathering around a yellow bill, and two white wingbars. Males have a pale red vest on the chest and upper flanks. More
A small pale bird of the high Arctic, the Hoary Redpoll is a rare winter visitor to southern Canada and the...
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