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Gouldian Finch

The Gouldian finch (also known as the Lady Gouldian finch, Gould's finch or rainbow finch) is a small, colorful songbird that is native to Northern Australia. The Gouldian finch prefers open, tropical woodlands and nests in tree hollows. Due primarily to their exquisite coloring, Gouldian finches… Learn More

Sustainability

Does the harvest for wildlife trade or captive breeding of this species harm wild populations?

Some Cause for Concern

  • Wild populations are considered at risk of extinction
  • Captive breeding is legal in the U.S.

Ease of Care

Does harvest, captive breeding, transport, or being kept as a pet harm individual animals?

Significant Cause for Concern

  • Highly susceptible to disease and infection
  • Must be kept in warm temperatures
  • Captive birds appear to be under constant stress

Health Risks

Does this animal pose a health risk to native wildlife, humans, livestock and agriculture?

Some Cause for Concern

  • May carry diseases that may infect humans and other birds

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