Gouldian Finches really are beautiful birds. Known for their rainbow color combinations, more than anything else, these birds really make for fantastic pets. If you’re thinking of getting a finch for a pet, may we suggest getting some Gouldian Finches?
There are so many benefits in choosing Gouldian Finches versus other kinds of birds, or other kinds of pets in general. If you’ve been thinking about this decision for a time, allow us to help sway you. Gouldian Finches really make for wonderful pets, and here are just a few reasons as to why!
1. Gouldian Finches are amazing to look at, and can even become conversation pieces for your home- If you want a pet that instantly captivates with it’s beautiful looks, then Gouldian Finches would make a fantastic addition to your home. As previously mentioned, this bird really does turn heads because of its ultra colorful appearance. In the wild, there are only three varieties or color combinations of Gouldian Finches, these are the red headed ones, the black headed ones and the yellow headed ones. However, since Gouldian Finches have been artificially bred for many years, there are now more varieties and color combinations to choose from. In fact, it is even possible to find blue or yellowed-bodied mutations of the Gouldian finch!
2. Gouldian Finches are “quiet” types of birds- If you’re sick and tired of the neighbors complaining because of noisy tweeting and squawking from your birds, then you can do no wrong with the Gouldian Finch. These birds are for the most part quiet, but every so often, they emit a soft, high pitched sound.
3. Gouldian Finches are relatively easy to feed- When left in the wild, these birds are used to feeding off what is available. This is why these types of finches are not too picky about the food that they eat. This allows, you, their owner to explore different varieties and kinds of food. Look into feeding your Gouldian Finch different kinds of nuts, seeds, even berries and grubs. They enjoy all these things and more!
You won’t go wrong with going with a Gouldian Finch in your home! Look into getting a pair, or even more, to make as your next pets and companions!