Gouldian Finch (Erythrura gouldiae) - HBW 15, p. 345
French: Diamant de Gould
Spanish: Diamante de Gould
Other common names: Lady Gouldian Finch, Rainbow/Purple-breasted Finch, Painted Finch(!)
Taxonomy: Amadina Gouldiae Gould, 1844, Victoria River, Northern Territory, Australia.
Often separated in a monotypic genus, Chloebia; recent studies of mitochondrial phylogeny indicate that this species is basal to the other members of present genus. Monotypic.
Distribution: N Australia N of 20° S: in N Western Australia (Kimberley Division), N Northern Territory, and N Queensland (mainly in base of Cape York Peninsula).
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Several birds attending a feeder. Locality Parc Pairi Daiza (Paradisio), Cambron-Casteau, Brugelette, Hainaut Province, Belgium (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 4 June 2010 2 years ago 24 sec 4
Two males feeding on seeds at a feeder Locality Tierpark Hagenbeck, Hamburg, Germany (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 15 August 2006 5 years ago 33 sec 4
A male perched, looking around and singing several times. Locality Tierpark Berlin, Berlin, Germany (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 22 March 2008 4 years ago 28 sec 3.9
A male feeding on the ground Locality Tierpark Hagenbeck, Hamburg, Germany (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 15 August 2006 5 years ago 28 sec 3.5
black head form adult male
Locality Wyndham, Western Australia, Australia
Mat Gilfedder 12 September 2005 3 years ago 4.5
The most distinguished and elegant member of my Aviary.
Locality Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida, USA (United States)
Carlos Rodriguez 23 September 2012 23 weeks ago 4.2
mouth markings of a nestling
Locality England, Great Britain
gerfer 51 weeks ago 4.2
A male perched.
Locality Tierpark Berlin, Berlin, Germany (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 22 March 2008 4 years ago 3.2