logo

Channel List
Beauty & Self
Books & Music
Career
Computers
Education
Family
Food & Wine
Health & Fitness
Hobbies & Crafts
Home & Garden
Money
News & Politics
Relationships
Religion & Spirituality
Sports
Travel & Culture
TV & Movies
Safety
We take forum safety very seriously here at BellaOnline. Please be sure to read through our Forum Guidelines. Let us know if you have any questions or comments!
Newest Members
Cupping4Health, Camilahart12, cindimac, Tina Tourist, Indian55
57026 Registered Users
Forum Stats
57026 Members
417 Forums
112592 Topics
796174 Posts

Max Online: 537 @ 07/02/12 11:21 AM
Top Posters (30 Days)
Rosie 66 838
Beetlemess 635
Karm - SW USA Editor 361
Nancy Roussy 179
Connie - ADD/Sandwiches 136
Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames 119
Allyson - USACook/HomeCook 118
Ro Longstreet-Wicca 118
Val FictionWrit/RomanceBk 102
Kelly Tager 74
Ad Income Supports Charity
Topic Options
#798904 - 01/03/13 11:36 AM Finches and Finch Care
Diana - Birds Editor Offline
Jellyfish

Registered: 08/26/12
Posts: 147
The delightful spirit of the pet finch and the enormous satisfaction of their song make them an exceptional pet for close living conditions such as an apartment or a mobile home court.

Learn about finches and their care.

Finches - Finch Care

Do you have a finch as a pet? What do you enjoy most about your finch or finches?
_________________________
Diana

Birds
Exotic Pets

Top

Add Finches and Finch Care to Twitter Add Finches and Finch Care to Facebook Add Finches and Finch Care to MySpace Add Finches and Finch Care to Del.icio.us Digg Finches and Finch Care Add Finches and Finch Care to Yahoo My Web Add Finches and Finch Care to Google Bookmarks Add Finches and Finch Care to Stumbleupon Add Finches and Finch Care to Reddit
#808506 - 02/27/13 10:31 PM Re: Finches and Finch Care [Re: Diana - Birds Editor]
MGSpikers Offline
Newbie

Registered: 05/16/11
Posts: 48
Loc: Divide, CO
Oh, here we are again. Please see the favorite bird thread that predated this question. Here is an update on our finch population. The last of Winston's sons crossed over the Rainbow Bridge about six weeks ago (Winston, Jr.) I knew it when I walked down the stairs into my study when I heard an out of tune squawk (of his partner, Julianne). He was ten years old. Junior had taught his Dad's songs to the two other, younger zebra finches in our three-cage setup. But now the old fellow was gone, and his mate was chirping off-key. Back to the finch breeder I go and examined the five zebra males available. The closest to a Silverback I saw was a light colored fellow that seemed energetic. As I was getting ready to put him in the cage, the female (that was Junior's mate) escaped and flew around the study. So, I put the new finch in the cage by himself. Well, he looked around and saw a pair of finches (boy and girl) to his right and left, and realized he was alone. So he began a machine-gun-Kelly rat-a-tat-a-tat set of chirps, as if in protest. He kept that up all night. The female (Julianne) was still flying aorund the study. I set up a 4th cage with an open door and food and water inside. The next morning, as is my custom, I crept into the study at daybreak to find Julianne in the cage with the food and water, and closed the door. Machine-Gun-Kelly was still squaking staccato chirps. So, I caught Julianne and placed her in the cage with Machine-Gun-Kelly, and he immediatly burst into song! His own song, quite diffwerent from Winston's. It is a beautiful, new song. One of the other male finches (who memorized Winston's song) (Harry) has also memorized the rat-a-tat-tat machine gun chirps (sigh!). As I have remarked on the earlier thread, the finches (three pairs kept in three cages) get to free range around my study once each three days. Each morning they are back in their cages. Best wishes, Z. G. Standing Bear

Top

Add Re: Finches and Finch Care to Twitter Add Re: Finches and Finch Care to Facebook Add Re: Finches and Finch Care to MySpace Add Re: Finches and Finch Care to Del.icio.us Digg Re: Finches and Finch Care Add Re: Finches and Finch Care to Yahoo My Web Add Re: Finches and Finch Care to Google Bookmarks Add Re: Finches and Finch Care to Stumbleupon Add Re: Finches and Finch Care to Reddit



Want to reply? Register as a Forum Member - it's quick, free and fun!
Brand New Posts
Replace one word... (new game)
by Rosie 66
Comedy Movies
Posture matters
by Cupping4Health
Alternative Medicine
Short Summer Reads 2014
by RoseEnglish
Short Stories
02:20 AM
Subscribe to the Indian Food Newsletter!
by RoseEnglish
Indian Food
02:08 AM
What is your stress level today?
by Nancy Roussy
Stress Management
12:21 AM
Stay in Shape with Top 5 Pilates Poses
by Terri - Exercise/Yoga Editor
Exercise
11:02 PM
Favorite French Cities
by kangtuo
French Culture
10:50 PM
Hawaii
by kangtuo
Hawaii
10:47 PM
Happy Birthday to actress Jennifer Ehle
by kangtuo
Romance Movies
10:42 PM
Java Problem Please Help Me
by Nancy Roussy
JavaScript/Java
10:37 PM
Register to Post!
Want to post? For security reasons you need to Register as a Forum Member. It's quick, easy and free!
Forum Activities
Book Clubs
Trivia Contests
Who's Online
0 registered (), 129 Guests and 3 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Ad Income Supports Charity



| About BellaOnline | Privacy Policy | Advertising | Become an Editor |
Website copyright © 2014 Minerva WebWorks LLC. All rights reserved.