Lesser Sundas Islands in Indonesia, Australia.
Seeds of grasses, grass shoots, small insect
Habitat: Grasslands, cultivated areas, rice fields.
Incubation: ~14 days / 4-6 eggs
Social structure: Singly, in pairs or flocks of up to 100 individuals or more.
Estimated population in the wild: Common or locally abundant
Threats: There are no major threats to this species.
IUCN Status: Least Concern
Did you know that:
- Zebra finches are monogamous and maintain a pair bond for life.
- They are well known for their complex and unique songs.
- They recognize members of their group by their songs, allowing friendly members to visit their nesting sites and chasing away members of foreign groups.