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Finch Books & DVDs

This is our selection of Finch books and Finch DVDs about the keeping, care, training, and breeding of Finches. If you don't see the Finch book or video you're looking for, or if you have a question about one of our Finch titles, please contact us. For information on shipping methods and rates, payment options, information privacy, and shopping cart security, please visit our How to Order page.

 

The Finch: A Breeder's Companion by Russell Kingston - Russell Kingston's latest masterpeice is the most comprehensive reference ever published on seedeaters. Covering 70 species from around the world in 33 chapters. Each chapter includes information by family on distribution and habitat in the wild, housing, sexing, management, diet, showing, behavior, health issues, availability, mutations, and hybrids. Family species include African Firefinches, the family Amadina and Amandava, Australian Firetails, Australian Grassfinches, Canary Finches, Cardinals, African Waxbills, Gouldian Finches, Grassquits, Java Finches, The Lonchura Family, The Neochmia Family, Some Old World Finches, The Parrotfinches, The Pytilia Family, The Crested Finches, The Saffron Finches, The Siskins, The Passer Family - Sparrows, The Twinspots, The Family Uraeginthus, The Weaver, Widowbirds, and Fodys, African Whydahls and Indigobirds, The Family Taeniopygia Zebras and Double-bars.  Additional detailed chapters include:  Breeding finches, Conservation, Avian Health, Housing, Husbandry, Nutrition, and starting in finches. This must-have reference for finch breeders ships worldwide.

The Finch: A Breeder's Companion NEW

by Russell Kingston

Price: $165.00

The Finch Handbook by Christa Koepff & April Romagnano - Finches are relatively easy for hobbyists to keep in both indoor cages and outdoor aviaries. This book offers advice on housing, health care, feeding, and general care.

The Finch Handbook

by Christa Koepff & April Romagnano

Price: $12.95

Grassfinches in Australia 

By Joseph M. Forshaw and Mark Shephard
Illustrated by Anthony Pridham 

In this superb reference work the authors have summarized our present knowledge of each species and given readers a stunning visual of these birds in their natural habitats and in aviculture. New information from field observation and taxonomic research presented will help produce dramatic advancements in our knowledge of many species. From one of the most beautiful of all birds – the Gouldian Finch (Erythrura gouldiae) and one of the most familiar cagebirds – the Zebra Finch (Taeniopygia guttata) to little-known species like the Blue-faced Parrotfinch (Erythrura trichroa) and the Red-eared Firetail (Stagonopleura oculata) this book has detailed information on husbandry and management practices in captivity. The superb artwork and scientifically accurate text make this book a great addition to any finch keeper's library.

Grassfinches in Australia

By Joseph M. Forshaw and Mark Shephard

Price: $194.00
Sale: $87.30

Gouldian Finches: A Complete Pet Owner's Manual by Gayle Soucek - The beautiful, multicolored Gouldian Finch is native to Australia. When kept as pets, they thrive on seeds and fresh fruit. Here's reliable information on cage maintenance and general care of this popular bird, including purchasing, feeding, health care, training, grooming, and more. Heavily illustrated with high-quality photos and anatomically accurate line drawings.

Gouldian Finches: A Complete Pet Owner's Manual

by Gayle Soucek

Price: $8.95

A Guide to Gouldian Finches and Their Mutations (Revised Edition) by Milton Lewis, Dr. Rob Marshall, Dr. Terry Martin & Ron Tristram - This complete revision features concise information on Gouldian Finches in the wild and in captivity, including housing, nutrition, breeding, mutations, color breeding, health, and disease. Supported by over 330 images, including an extensive selection of mutations.

A Guide to Gouldian Finches and Their Mutations (Revised Edition)

by Milton Lewis, Dr. Rob Marshall, Dr. Terry Martin & Ron Tristram

Price: $47.95

A Guide to Australian Grassfinches: Their Management, Care & Breeding by Russell Kingston - Each of the 18 Australian <i>Estrildidae</i> species is identified and discussed in this new book from Australian Birdkeeper, with details on management, nutrition, quarantine, housing, compatibility, sexing, breeding, fledging, weaning, and color mutations.

A Guide to Australian Grassfinches: Their Management, Care & Breeding

by Russell Kingston

Price: $24.95

Hancock House Encyclopedia of Estrildid Finches by Dr. Matthew M. Vriends & Tanya Heming-Vriends - Estrildid finches are the author's favorite group of birds, and this massive tome is his major life's work. This esssential guide offers detailed descriptions of the colorful and popular Estrildid finches from the tropics and subtropics: Waxbills, Mannikins, Munias, Grass Finches, and Parrot Finches. Over 400 color photos highlight the species account of their biology, distribution, and full avicultural care. This book compiles the essential guidance you need to achieve success in finch culture, and holds the answers to both scientific and practical questions about this family of finches.

Hancock House Encyclopedia of Estrildid Finches

by Dr. Matthew M. Vriends & Tanya Heming-Vriends

Price: $60.00

Munias and Mannikins by Robin Restall - Munias and mannikins are one genus in a colorful family of seed-eating songbirds that live in the tropical and subtropical regions of Asia, Australasia, Africa, and various Pacific islands. This book is the first comprehensive account of the forty-one species of this group of Old World seedeaters. Robin Restall provides a natural history of each species, including field characteristics, status, habitat, morphology, habits and behavior, food and feeding, movements, calls and song, courtship and display, breeding, distribution, a detailed species description, hybrids, and conservation status. Of special significance are Restall's line drawings and paintings: included in the book are 16 color plates of perched birds in field guide style depicting every known plumage; 64 colored measured drawings of individual birds that show plumage variation; and numerous line drawings, most of which show behavior never before illustrated. The book also contains distribution maps and sonograms.

Munias and Mannikins

by Robin Restall

Price: $69.00

Zebra Finches: A Complete Pet Owner's Manual by Hans-Jurgen Martin - This handsomely illustrated book presents basic information about Zebra Finches for new or soon-to-be owners. Topics covered include purchase, caging, equipment, general care and maintenance, health care, and much more.

Zebra Finches: A Complete Pet Owner's Manual

by Hans-Jurgen Martin

Price: $8.95

 

 

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