This guide tells you everything you need to know about choosing a pet Canary or Finch, and keeping your birds healthy and happy. It shows you how to set up a cage or aviary, offers a full menu of suitable foods, and enables you to recognise when your birds need extra attention, distraction or intervention.
Canaries and Zebra Finches may be the most popular, but there are many other types available
The aim is to take the novice from the point of purchase to the brink of expertise. In addition to the basics of finch care, it offers colourful details of finch types and varieties, and gives a tantalising glimpse into the world of bird breeding and exhibiting.
In the course of this guide it can be assumed that general information about food, cages, etc, applies to all types of finch. Where this is not the case, the exceptions to the rule are pointed out.
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