Shaft-tailed Finch

(Phoephila acuticauda)

FUN FACT

The Shaft-tailed Finch is sometimes called a "Blackheart Finch" because of its distinctive black bib.

Distribution

North-central Australia.

Habitat

Dry savanna.

Diet

Seeds.

Breeding

Status

Not Under Threat (Least Concern)

At the Aviary

See the Shaft-tailed Finch in our Grasslands exhibit.