Green backed Twinspot
. Green backed twinspot|
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Level Of Knowledge Required: Beginner / Intermediate / Advanced / Specialist Breeders Only.
Government Regulations & By-Laws: Refer to "Government Laws" web page.
Housing Requirements: Click on "Housing birds" web page for general details on the housing of Non Australian Finches or read on for specific details for this finch.
Diet / Feeding: Click on "Feeding birds" web page for general details on the nutrition of Non Australian Finches or read on for specific details for this finch.
Good quality finch mix, seeding grasses and some fruits (e.g. apple). Live food is essential especially at breeding season. Small mealworms, small crickets and small locusts can be offered. Sprouted or soaked seed if available. Leafy green vegetables can be offered.
Basic seed mix should include Canary seed, White French Millet, Japanese Millet, and Yellow and Red Panicum.
Nesting: A basic overview only.
More details on finch nests and a selection of finch nest photos can be located on the "nests", "finch nests" and "finch nest photos" web pages. Click on "Up" then "nests" then "finch nests" and "finch nests photos" in the navigation bars.
Breeding: Egg Colour ?. Clutch/s per year ?. Eggs per nest ?. Incubation approx. ? days. Fledge approx. ? days/weeks. Independent approx. another ? days/weeks.
Artificial incubation, hand rearing or fostering will not be covered on this web site. It is too complex and diverse in nature to be attempted here. Refer "Specific References" as listed below and "General References" listings.
Health Issues: Refer "Avian Health Issues" web page for information and references.
General References: Refer to references listed on "Book References" web page.