No licence required.
The species in this genus can be sexed as adults by sight
DRY SEED MIXTURE: comprising millets and plain canary. Plus small amounts of grey sunflower and Hulled Oats.
FRESH WATER: for drinking and bathing
REGULAR GREENS: such as milk thistle, endive, dandelion, seeding grasses, etc.
VARIETY FOODS: Apple, corn on cob, capsicum, eucalyptus leaves, non-toxic buds and flowers.
AVIARIES*: minimum height 90cm; 15000 sq.cm. first bird, add 7500sq.cm. per extra bird
CAGES*: minimum height 90cm; 15000 sq.cm. first bird, add 7500 sq.cm. per extra bird
PLANTS: most individuals chew the plants in the aviary. Beware of toxic plants
MIXING: generally intolerant of other birds. Best housed as individual pairs.
*In Victoria, a Code of Practice for the housing of caged birds applies to the keeping of birds in captivity and requires you to provide adequate space, food, water, etc. for your birds. These codes are available from Agriculture Victoria.
(NOTE: ALL LICENCING INFORMATION RELATES TO VICTORIA ONLY)
- Asiatic Ring-necked Parrots
- Australian Finches
- Australian Lorikeets
- Australian Ring-necked Parakeets
- Button Quail
- Coturnix Quail
- Cuban Finches
- Exotic Lories
- Galahs and Corellas
- Geopelia Doves
- Gouldian Finches
- Java Sparrows
- King & Crimson-winged Parakeets
- Mannikins and Munias
- Masked Doves
- Neophema (Grass Parrots)
- Parrot Finches
- Polytelis Parakeets
- Psephotus (Grass Parrots)
- Sulphur-crested Cockatoos
- Zebra Finches