The Zebra Finch male is like a clown in a jumble of stripes, spots and patterns. They are native to most of Australia and also East Timor and Indonesia.
Zebra Finches gathering nesting material (he with structural support and she with soft furnishings).
The male has distinctive orange cheeks. He also has a redder beak, thin barring/stripes on his throat, white-spotted chestnut flanks and a zebra-striped tail.
The female is much plainer with a less vivid red beak, the white facial mark bordered with black lines and orange legs.
The juvenile is like the female but has a black beak.
Leucistic Zebra finches are common.
Coco the Clown with orange hair, bald crown, black-bordered white eye make-up, black line under eyes and shiny red nose.
Zebra Finches are gregarious, flocking birds and are also popular aviary birds.
Gathering twigs and roots