Here are three new Birdorable coloring pages for some cute coloring fun! They are the Gouldian Finch, Wood Duck and Laughing Kookaburra, three new birds from our Birdorable Bonanza. Go to Coloring Pages to download these two new PDFs and check the Read more »
Gouldian Finches, like most species of finch, specialize in eating seeds. Depending on the season, they forage for seed on the ground or pick seeds from living plants.
Gouldian Finches were first described for science in 1844 by the British bird artist John Gould, who named the bird for his wife.
Gouldian Finches are cavity nesters. Four to eight eggs are laid and both parents will incubate until the eggs hatch. Fledging occurs at 19 to 23 days.
Because of their spectacular plumage, Gouldian Finches are popular in aviculture, where many different color mutations are bred.
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For 18 days we're adding a new Birdorable bird every day as part of our Birdorable Bonanza 2010. Today's bird is the beautiful Gouldian Finch! The Gouldian Finch is one of the most wildly... Read more »