|Rainbow||No||cinnamon, olive, blue-fronted|
Other colours may become available at times.
These species cannot be sexed by outward appearance.
COMMERCIAL FOODS: Avione, Elliott’s, Lori-dry and others are available.
DRY MIX: 1 cup each high protein baby cereal, rice flour and egg/biscuit mix. .5 cup glucose.
WET MIX: 1 litre hot water, .5 cup quick oats, .5 cup “wheat bix”, 1 cup high protein baby cereal, 4 dessertspoons raw sugar.
FRESH WATER: for drinking and especially bathing
REGULAR GREENS: such as endive, dandelion, seeding grasses, etc.
VARIETY FOODS: Buds and flowers of gums, wattles, grevillias, roses, bottlebrushes.
FRESH FRUIT: apples, pears, grapes, watermelon, etc.
AVIARIES*: minimum height 90cm; 10000 sq.cm. first bird, add 5000sq.cm. per extra bird
CAGES*: minimum height 90cm; 5000 sq.cm. first bird, add 2500 sq.cm. per extra bird
MIXING: One pair to an aviary. Rainbows, Red-collareds, scaly-breasteds and Musks will colony breed. Varieds, Littles and purple-crowneds have been mixed with finches.
*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