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Zebra Finch

Taeniopygia guttata

Notes:

With a time-span of 70 to 80 days from hatching to becoming sexually active, the Zebra Finch is one of the fastest maturing bird species recorded. (Birds in Backyards)



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5 Comments

KarenL
KarenL 6 years ago

Beautiful! And so nice to see one in the wild & not in a cage!

Arun
Arun 6 years ago

lovely one ..

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

Very nice shots Nyssaflutterby. These little birds don't hang around.
And you're so right Liam - they've become so PET worldwide that people don't even think about where they came from.

Maria dB
Maria dB 6 years ago

Had never seen this; thanks for posting!

Liam
Liam 6 years ago

Nice to see them in the wild! Great spotting.

Geelong, Victoria, Australia

Lat: -37.90, Long: 144.67

Spotted on Feb 10, 2012
Submitted on Mar 14, 2012

Spotted for mission

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