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- Scientific Name:
- Common Name/s:
RED HEADED FODY
- Sub Species in country / area of origin:
- Origin / Distribution: a
- Habitat In Wild: a
- Status In Wild: a
- Status In (Australian) Captivity:
- Age To Sexual Maturity: a
- Adult plumage: attained at about
- Best breeding years (estimate):
- Lifespan (estimate): approx.
- Sexing: Monomorphic / Dimorphic
- Colour mutations: a
- Temperament: a
- Cost (Victoria) Per Pair: -
Normal colour (Approx) $Lots
- Description Of Adults:
- Length: Approx. - mm (or approx.
- Colour ( "normal" colour ): Refer
photo/s above if available.
- Weight: Approx. - gms (or approx.
Level Of Knowledge Required:
Beginner / Intermediate / Advanced /
Specialist Breeders Only.
Government Regulations &
By-Laws: Refer to "Government Laws"
Click on "Housing birds"
web page for full details on the housing
of Weavers & Whydahs or read on for specific details for this finch.
Diet / Feeding:
Click on "Weavers & Whydahs"
web page for full details on the
nutrition of Weavers & Whydahs or read on for specific details for this
A basic overview only.
- Roosting nest: Yes / No
- Nesting months:
- Nesting receptacles:
- Nesting materials:
- Who incubates the eggs: Hen / cock / both share.
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.
Refer "Avian Health Issues"
web page for information and references.
- Worming and parasite control
and Quarantine requirements of new bird/s or sick bird/s are
considered to require veterinary advice and therefore not covered on
this web site. Refer "Avian Health Issues"
web page option.
- Avian medicine is advancing
at a rapid pace. Keep updating your knowledge and skills.
General References: Refer to references listed on "Book References"
- Australian Birdkeeper
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