Star Finch - Neochmia ruficauda

Length 4.5 in (11.5 cm)
Weight 0.3-0.5 oz (8.5-13.8 g)
Clutch Size 3-6
Chicks at birth Altricial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

The Star Finch is found in northern Australia. The wild population has declined and at one time was considered 'Threatened' but has been downgraded to 'Least Concern'.

Diet is grass seeds, insects and other small invertebrates. insects.

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