The Rainbow Coalition-GouldianFinches (Landscape)


Sale price$64.95

Tax included Shipping calculated at checkout


There can be fewer birds more beautiful than the Gouldian Finch. Native to Australia, the Gouldian Finch was named by British bird artist John Gould in 1844 in honour of his wife Elizabeth.  About 70% of birds are black-headed, 30% are red-headed, and rarely, about one bird in 5000 is yellow-headed. Interestingly, due to a certain amount of genetic incompatibility, it has been shown that female finches can control the sex of their offspring by choosing mates according to their head colour. 

Due to over-trapping (now banned), habitat destruction and susceptibility to viruses and parasites, their conservation status is near threatened.  Three males are depicted here.  © Frances McMahon 2021

SKILL LEVEL:  Medium, designed for the person that likes a challenge, but does not want to be too challenged.

Payment & Security

American Express Apple Pay Google Pay JCB Mastercard PayPal Shop Pay Visa

Your payment information is processed securely. We do not store credit card details nor have access to your credit card information.

Estimate shipping

You may also like

Recently viewed