HELP. ... Buying a baby on the black market. 24. At that time, I thought—in fact, hoped—that they were the same gender. They love to fly: Finches are flight loving birds and need a minimum of 20 inches horizontal space to be accommodated. Subject of genetic research: This bird is a common subject of genetic research. I’m feeding my pair of zebra finches in my Hagen vision S02 cage, even if I’m a little overdone. Menu Ask a Question Share a Post Account Search Because zebra finches are creatures that love to fly horizontally. Determining the Sex At least its dimensions should be 45 * 40 * 40. A study of Australian zebra finches makes the surprising discovery that singing to eggs can alter hatchling development. In Zebra finches, cage selection should be made as wide as possible horizontally. 21. They were fine before. Like humans, the zebra finch has a basal ganglia, a brain structure accountable for processing language. My 2-3 month old baby zebra finch keeps growing these two feathers like that. 22. Further zebra finch studies led to the finding that their neurological networks responsible for language development are similar to ours. Unlike most birds, Zebra Finches that that are always supplied with ample food and nesting sites may breed year-round, producing 6 or more clutches (this is a drain on the hen, however- please see below). I have searched the web for information on zebra finches and raising the young, but alas, there is no information out there after the zebras lay the eggs...So, I thought that I would put a page on the web so that you may have some idea of what to expect when your zebra finch … 23. Published. Cage selection in zebra finches. The following traits of Zebra Finch nestlings were considered: body weight, body length, plumage development stages, wing-formula and length of wing, beak, tail and primary remiges. Rearing zebra finch chicks certainly wasn’t our goal when we added two pandemic pet birds to the family in June. Adaptive species: This bird is very adaptive to new surroundings. Her wings are also half as big as everyone else's and so she can't fly. What’s more, they are wonderful parents and their courtship rituals and care of the young are a joy to observe. Early on, though, I realized our new finches were male and female. Raising baby finches is rewarding, but it can also be a time-consuming task as they need regular care until they are grown. This is a guide about caring for baby zebra finches. In that structure there is a region called “Area X,” which is partially in charge of processing reward. 2 days ago. There seemed to be no turning back. They grow, get bloody and her parents pull it out, and then it grows out again. All About Baby Zebra Finches. Do you know what this is? Well, we knew we could end up with baby finches. But they are mostly fond in open areas with grasses and bushes.