FOUR SPECIES GENERALLY AVAILABLE
No licence required.
|Fischer's||Yellow, Blue, Lime, Pied, Lutino|
|Peach Faced||Parblue, Yellow, Pied, Olive, Cinnamon|
Othes mutations/colours may become available at times.
These species cannot be sexed by outward appearance.
DRY SEED MIXTURE: comprising millets and plain canary seed. 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.
CUTTLEFISH, SHELLGRIT, CHARCOAL.
VARIETY FOODS: Apple, corn on cob, capsicum.
AVIARIES*: minimum height 60cm; 7200 sq.cm. first bird, add 3600sq.cm. per extra bird
CAGES*: minimum height 34cm; 1600 sq.cm. first bird, add 800 sq.cm. per extra bird
PLANTS: will chew the plants in the aviary. Beware of toxic plants
MIXING: Often bred in a colony. Not tolerant of any other species. Extreme care should be taken when introducing new birds into an established colony. Each species should be housed separately as hybridization will occur.
*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