Tag: feeding finches

Great Book on Feeding Pet Birds

cookbook for birds

The book was designed to help enrich your parrot’s life through interesting foods, presentation, textures, etc. Emphasis on parrot. Turns out that doesn’t really matter — the book works just as well for finch owners. It’s really a nutritional guide,..

Austerity Diet, Part 2

Millet Part of a successful Austerity Diet

In Part 1 we discussed the what and why of the Gouldian finch Austerity diet. Now let’s take a look at how to use the Austerity diet. Mimicking Nature In the wild, Gouldian finches experience a dry period when the…

Why Use an Austerity Diet?

What It Is The austerity diet refers to the austerity period, a seasonal climate in the Gouldian finch’s native region of Australia. Their natural habitat only has two climates, one is wet and one is dry. Near the end of…