Photo: C & D Frith
Australia's Cape York Peninsula
RED-BROWED FINCH: Neochmia temporalis 11 cm
The Red-browed Finch is endemic to moist regions of eastern Australia.
Usually it forms groups that live within small areas for most of the year.
Red-browed Finches live in rainforest clearings, eucalypt forests and woodlands, heathlands, mangroves and in suburban areas.
They feed mostly on grass seed but also take some other plant seeds, small fruits and some insects.
Groups can easily be seen eating grass seed in the clearing at Chambers Wildlife Rainforest Lodge.
Photo: Courtesy of Damon Ramsey
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