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Red-browned Finch (Firetail)

Neochmia temporalis

Description:

The Red-browed Finch is highly sociable, and is usually seen in small flocks of 10 to 20 individuals. Flocks are sedentary or nomadic in their local area. Flocks prefer semi-open woodland, especially edges of forests, where brushy scrub meets cleared areas, especially near creeks.. The finch makes short, piping high-pitched cheeps. When disturbed, the whole flock will disperse, cheeping, and re-congregate near-by. Is a seed eater, living mostly on grass and sedge seed, but will happily feed on many non-native seeds.

Habitat:

It is commonly found in temperate forest and dry savanna habitats. It may also be found in dry forest and mangrove habitats in tropical region.

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Roxanne
Spotted by
Roxanne

4211, Queensland, Australia

Spotted on Dec 15, 2011
Submitted on Jan 15, 2012

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