Owl/Double-barred Finch Taeniopygia bichenovii

Owl Finch
Double-barred Finch
Owl Finch
The Owl Finch, also called the Double-barred Finch, owes both names to the appearance of its front. They are native to northern and eastern Australia.
Owl Finch
Double-barred Finches
Owl Finch
Male and female adults have similar plumage. The nominal subspecies has a white belly and rump. A rarer subspecies has a dark brown or black rump.
Owl Finches
Owl Finches