With the Lutino mutation of the parrot finch, the green body coloration is replaced by yellow, the blue face mask is replaced by white and the red rump is replaced with an orange to pinkish tone. This Lutino Parrot finches for sale have black eyes which are hardier than the red eyed mutation. Parrot finches are enjoyed for their bird songs.
Size: about 5.5″
Behavior / temperament: Parrot finches have a natural inquisitive nature, and seem to have the happy knack of recognizing the breeder immediately and greeting them at the aviary door. This breed is totally vivacious, very energetic, and always on the move. Lutino Parrot finches for sale are very gentle which make them an ideal choice for a mixed aviary.These finches love water. One can frequently see them jump in and out of their bathing dishes. Bathing will take place a couple of times a day, summer or winter – and are an important part of their daily grooming.
Another characteristic of the parrot finches is their almost semi-nocturnal nature. They are always last to roost at night, and can be seen still on the food station or darting around the aviary when it is getting dark. They are also the first to stir in the morning. The young usually fledge at 21 days.
Breeding: The hen usually lays between two and six eggs. Parents share the incubation duties with great dedication. Incubation takes about thirteen to fourteen days.
Diet: Australian Blend Goldenfeast
If there is no gender option listed for a bird on our website, that particular species is ‘monomorphic’, which means we’re unable to determine gender without purchasing DNA testing. DNA testing is an additional $149 per bird to guarantee preferred gender. DNA testing may add an additional 3-6 plus weeks to estimated delivery time to allow for gender results. See our FAQs for more info.