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Why Not Finches?

These fab four finches offer a whole new world of bird.

By Marcus Pollard

Learn about what finches have to offerThese little guys might be just what you’ve been looking for! From a single cage decoratively hung in your home to a huge planted outdoor aviary, the finch group offers something for everyone.

Zebra Finch
The zebra finch (Poephila guttata), or “zebbie” as it is affectionately known to us Aussies, is the perfect starting point for any journey into aviculture and has been just this for some of the top bird keepers. Many fondly remember the first pair of these guys and how the zebra’s confiding nature and easy-going behavior got them hooked on bird keeping as a hobby.

**For the full article, pick up the May 2009 issue of BIRD TALK**

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