Common Health Problems of Finches ... Finch / Canary Food
The Fiji Parrotfinch (Erythrura pealii or Erythrura cyaneovirens peali) - also known as Peale Parrot Finch - is a common in Fiji - an island nation in Melanesia in the South Pacific Ocean northeast of New Zealand's North Island.
The back is green. The head is red. It has blue markings on the throat / chest.
Call / Vocalization:
They have a high, thin voice and trilling song.
Personality / Behavior:
These finches love water. One can frequently see them jump in and out of their bathing dishes. Bathing will take place a couple of times a day, summer or winter - and are an important part of their daily grooming.
Another characteristic of the parrotfinches is their almost semi-nocturnal nature. They are always last to roost at night, and can be seen still on the food station or darting around the aviary after dark. They are also the first to stir in the morning.
Species Research by Sibylle Johnson
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