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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

RobynLaRoche
RobynLaRoche 12 years ago
Parson Finch
Poephila cincta http://www.google.com/


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85 Comments (1–25)

grade-78-science10
grade-78-science10 7 years ago

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

The GeoDex
The GeoDex 7 years ago

Such curious little birds.

marirs
marirs 9 years ago

Awesome!!

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 9 years ago

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

HazelMarley
HazelMarley 9 years ago

Family

Mona Pirih
Mona Pirih 10 years ago

Lovely

sttweets
sttweets 10 years ago

Thanks guys!

SandraPereira
SandraPereira 10 years ago

Too good !!

GustavoMorejon
GustavoMorejon 10 years ago

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

sosekisol
sosekisol 10 years ago

Wow

sttweets
sttweets 10 years ago

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

MicheleMorbidelli
MicheleMorbidelli 10 years ago

Great Shot !

Ali Hemati Pour
Ali Hemati Pour 11 years ago

So Sweet!

sttweets
sttweets 11 years ago

Thanks!

Reza Hashemizadeh
Reza Hashemizadeh 11 years ago

Wonderful !

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 11 years ago

Damn cute1

Emiko Siddesh Rain
Emiko Siddesh Rain 11 years ago

so cute...^_^

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 11 years ago

Such a lovely series!

sttweets
sttweets 11 years ago

Thanks guys!

IsabellaFiers
IsabellaFiers 11 years ago

Stunning serie !!

KrantiAzad
KrantiAzad 11 years ago

its amazing.....

sttweets
sttweets 11 years ago

Thanks guys!

shekainah d. alaban
shekainah d. alaban 11 years ago

Sweet.

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 11 years ago

Wow!!SO SWEET!!!

Daacwen
Daacwen 11 years ago

Cool series.

sttweets
Spotted by
sttweets

Alphen aan den Rijn, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

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

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