Gouldian finch

Part 6: my Gouldian finches

The bird room Our garage was once used for collecting unwanted household items but now sees a much more interesting life as a converted bird room. Measuring 18ft in length and 7.5ft wide, the bird…


Part 5: Gouldian finch health care

If you have been a bird breeder or keeper for any length of time then you will be no stranger to having crossed paths with various health issues that can affect your birds. There is no other aspect…


Part 4: Gouldian finch breeding

How do you know when your Gouldian finches are ready to breed? If like me, you have your Gouldian finches on a lifecycle diet regime that mimics their natural availability of foods in the wild,…


Part 3: Gouldian finch diet

With the large variety of different seed mixtures available on the market today, selecting the right seed mixture for your gouldian finches can be a little confusing at times, and for some even a…


Part 2: Gouldian finch housing

Featured image by Alwyn Simple Housing There is no absolute 100% right way to house your Gouldian finch. Space availability, geographic location and financial resource all play a role in determining…


Part 1: An introduction to the Gouldian finch

Featured image by Alwyn Simple Although commonly known today as simply the Gouldian finch, this bird was first named “The Lady Gouldian Finch” in 1845 by an ornithologist called John Gould. Like most…