Plum-headed Finch - Neochmia modesta

Length 4.3 in (11.0 cm)
Weight 0.4-0.5 oz (11.5-13.8 g)
Clutch Size 3-5
Chicks at birth Altricial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

The Plum-headed Finch or Cherry Finch is found in eastern Australia. Both sexes are similar but the female lacks the male's black chin spot.

Diet is small grass and weed seeds, fruit and berry seeds and small insects.

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