These have a stocky build and can come in a variety of colours. The dark brown (or chocolate) Bengalese finch is the most widely recognized. There is no physical difference between the Bengalese finches other than the male fiches will sing, as where females will not.
Java Sparrow (Finch)
Java Sparrows have a grey upper body with a pink belly. They have a black head, white cheeks along with red around their eyes. The Java sparrow has pink feet and a thick red beak. Male and female java sparrows are very similar in appearance so one way of telling them apart is by the size of their beak. Males will have a thick red beak while females will have a slimmer red beak.
Company for Finches
Finches are very sociable birds and prefer companionship of the same breed. We recommend you pair finches that are the same breed. They are shy birds and require very little human interaction.
The average lifespan of a finch is between five and ten years.
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