blp shabash 430x45

Zebra Finch

Zebra Finch (Image ID 40426)
Photographed byCon Boekel on Tue 5th May, 2020 and uploaded on Sun 10th May, 2020 .
Resolution1800x1004
Viewed81
ID40426
CommentOne aspect of finches is that they are popular cage birds. Prior to the Virus huge numbers of finches were part of the global legal and illegal wildlife trade. Zebra Finches are common cage birds in Australia. Fortunately they are hardy and breed readily in captivity, reducing the pressure on catching wild birds to maintain aviary populations.
This individual is a captive bred bird. The plumage is not 'true'. It died in a sudden cold snap.
EquipmentCanon 5D Mk IV
Canon EF 500mm 1:4 L IS 11 USM
Manfrotto ballhead
f/10
1/400 sec
ISO-200
0 step
500 mm
Processed using first DPP 4, PSE 13 and Neat Image.
LocationTurner, Australian Capital Territory
Keywordsmale
This image is not available for download.
Previous45/71 in Finches and Chats - Advanced LevelNext
Previous540/541 by Con BoekelNext
Previous77/81 of Zebra FinchNext
Previous736/790 of Weaver FinchesNext
Previous24341/24947 OverallNext
Use the arrows at the left and Right hand side of this page to display the Next/Previous photographs in that group, or click on one of the blue links above to start a slide show in that group (group slide shows are only allowed if there are less than 1000 images in the group).

CONTACT US

The easiest way to contact us is by emailing us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Our People page, in the About Us section, contains email links to each of the committee members.