Zebra Finches

Stuart Humphreys

Australian Museum

Australian Museum
Sydney, Australia

Zebra Finches
Taeniopygia guttata

Popular as caged birds, Zebra Finches breed readily in captivity and can be found in many aviaries. This species is also common and widespread throughout its range, occurring wherever there is access to good water and food, such as grass seeds and insects.

Distribution: Australia, Indonesia, Timor-Leste; introduced to Portugal and Puerto Rico
Conservation status: Least Concern
Evolutionary distinctiveness: Low


  • Title: Zebra Finches
  • Creator: Stuart Humphreys
  • Publisher: Australian Museum
  • Rights: Australian Museum

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