Cut-throat Finch


Scientific name: Amadina fasciata
Family: Estrildidae
Classification: Aves

Place of Origin: Africa
Lifespan in captivity: 10+ years
Weight: 0.61 oz
Body size: 11-12 cm
Diet: Seeds
Habitat: Savanna and subtropical dry habitats

Fun Facts

  • Cut-throat Finches get their name from the red feathers under their neckline.

Conservation Status

Least Concern

Annual Cost of Care

The cost to care for this animal per year is $25.

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