Gouldian Finch - Erythrura gouldiae

Length 5.0-5.5 in (12.7-14.0 cm)
Weight 0.4-0.6 oz (10.5-16 g)
Clutch Size 4-8
Chicks at birth Altricial
IUCN Conservation Status Near Threatened

The Gouldian Finch is also known by the names: Lady Gouldian Finch and Rainbow Finch. They are endemic to Australia. Quite a few Gouldian Finches are bred and kept in captivity. Australia currently has a conservation program in place because in 1992 Gouldian Finches were considered endangered in the wild.

There are quite a few mutations and suspected mutations of the Gouldian Finch. This is reflected in the variety of color combinations that are found.

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