The Society Finch, also known as the Bengalese Finch, is a popular domesticated Finch species. They are not found in the wild; therefore, they are common cage birds. Unlike parrots, these birds don’t talk, but they can sing, entertaining the owners.
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As the only Finch that doesn’t live in the wild, they are believed to have been developed in Asia by Japanese and Chinese breeders. According to its ancestry, this bird is assumed to be a crossbreed of the White-backed Munia and sharp-tailed finch species.
Male and Female Society finches come in different color combinations. These can be either brown, white, or tan shades.
Lively and social, inquisitive and fun, these finches are an entertaining bunch. Avoid keeping a solitary bird, and instead opt for a pair or two, since they largely depend on social interaction with other members of their species.
Eats seeds or pellets, supplemented with fresh fruits and vegetables.
Needs a cage with narrow bars, placed where the bird will be close to humans. Add a few toys, purches, and ladders to keep them stimulated.
In order to bond with your pet finch, you need to get them used to your voice and hand. Try giving them treats so that they create a positive association.