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General Waxbill information


Passeriformes - Estrildidae - Waxbills, grassfinches & mannikins

General Waxbill information - Finch

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General Waxbill information - FinchGeneral Waxbill information - Finch

Wild diet: Mainly granivorous, this is the staple diet however insects, buds and fruits are consumed when seasonally available.

Feeding strategy: Colonial/Social feeders, handling efficiency on different seed types linked to finch size

Wild weight ranges: 0.21 oz - 0.88 oz

Captive data information

Examples of diets in use

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