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Long-tailed Finch

Poephila acuticauda

Description:

The Long-tailed Finch (Poephila acuticauda) is a common species of estrildid finch found in Australia; also known as the Blackheart Finch, Shaft-tail Finch, Heck's Grassfinch, Heck's Grass Finch, and Heck's Finch. It is a predominantly fawn-coloured bird with a pale grey head and prominent black bib and eyes. It has an estimated global extent of occurrence of 1,000,000–10,000,000 km². It inhabits dry savanna habitats in Australia. The status of the species is evaluated as Least Concern, and adapts readily to aviculture.

Habitat:

Spotted in Avifauna, Netherlands


1 species ID suggestions

Parson Finch
Poephila cincta http://www.google.com/

84 Comments (1–25)

super cute bird,name is long tailed finch,but i can't see the tail,black eyes and black bibs.

ChrisCutter
ChrisCutter a year ago

Such curious little birds.

marirs
marirs 4 years ago

Awesome!!

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 4 years ago

Beautiful family portraits of these cute little guys. Great series.

HazelMarley
HazelMarley 4 years ago

Family

Mona Pirih
Mona Pirih 5 years ago

Lovely

sttweets
sttweets 5 years ago

Thanks guys!

SandraPereira
SandraPereira 5 years ago

Too good !!

GustavoMorejon
GustavoMorejon 5 years ago

That's a great shot !!! Well done .

sosekisol
sosekisol 5 years ago

Wow

sttweets
sttweets 5 years ago

They are great, right @MicheleMorbidelli and @Ali Hemati Pour

MicheleMorbidelli
MicheleMorbidelli 5 years ago

Great Shot !

Ali Hemati Pour
Ali Hemati Pour 5 years ago

So Sweet!

sttweets
sttweets 5 years ago

Thanks!

Wonderful !

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 5 years ago

Damn cute1

Emiko Siddesh Rain
Emiko Siddesh Rain 5 years ago

so cute...^_^

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 5 years ago

Such a lovely series!

sttweets
sttweets 5 years ago

Thanks guys!

IsabellaFiers
IsabellaFiers 5 years ago

Stunning serie !!

KrantiAzad
KrantiAzad 5 years ago

its amazing.....

sttweets
sttweets 5 years ago

Thanks guys!

Sweet.

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 5 years ago

Wow!!SO SWEET!!!

Daacwen
Daacwen 6 years ago

Cool series.

Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

Lat: 52.14, Long: 4.65

Spotted on Apr 21, 2010
Submitted on Jul 12, 2011

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