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Finch Facts: Common and Scientific Name and Native Range

Species Listing, Range, Measurements, Clutch-size and Incubation Periods

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Common and Scientific Name and Native Range Length from beak to tip of tail Average Clutch Size Average incubation period
African Quail-finches or Quailfinches (Ortygospiza articollis) Range: Liberia to Lake Chad and from southern Sudan to Zimbabwe, Africa 9.5–10 cm / 3.7–3.9 in 4 to 6 eggs 14 days
 
African Silverbills (Euodice malabarica cantana or Lonchura cantans) Range: Southwestern Saudi Arabia to Somalia and central Tanzania 10.63 cm / 4.25 in 4 to 5 eggs 11 to 12 days
 
American or Eastern Goldfinches, (Carduelis tristis) Range: North America 11.40 to 12.80 cm / 4.49 to 5.04 in 4 to 6 eggs 12 to 14 days
 
Araripe Manakins (Antilophia bokermanni) Range: Chapado de Araripe (Araripe uplands) in the Brazilian state of Ceará in the north eastern of the country 14.5 cm / 5.7 in 2 eggs 17 to 21 days
 
Arctic Redpolls (Carduelis hornemanni) Range: Brazil 14.5 cm / 5.7 in 4 to 7 eggs 22 days
 
Aurora Finches (Pytilia phoenicoptera) Range: Senegal to northern Uganda 11.88 cm / 4.75 in 4 eggs 13 days
 
Bar-breasted Firefinches (Lagonosticta rufopicta) Range: Gambia to southern Sudan and southeastern Uganda 10 cm / 4 in 4 eggs 13 days
 
Baya Weavers (Ploceus philippinus) Range: South and Southeast Asia 15 cm / 6 in 2 to 4 eggs 16 days
 
Bengalese Finches (Society Finches), Lonchura striata Range: Sri Lanka, India, southern China, Malaysia, and Sumatra 10.63-11.88 cm / 4.25-4.75 in 5 to 8 eggs 16 days
 
Bicheno Finches / Owl Finches (Poephila bichenovii) Range: Northern, interior, and eastern Australia 10 cm / 4 in 4 to 5 eggs 12 days
 
Black-billed Firefinches (Lagonosticta rara) Range: Sierra Leone to western Kenya, Africa 10.63 cm / 4.25 in 3 to 4 eggs 12 to 13 days
 
Black-cheeked Waxbills (Estrilda erythronotos) Range: Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda, Africa 12.5 cm / 5 in 3 to 4 eggs 11 to 12 days
 
Black-headed Munias or Chestnut Munias (Lonchura atricapilla, formerly Lonchura malacca atricapilla) Range: Southern Asia from India and Sri Lanka east to Indonesia and the Philippines 11 – 12 cm / 4.3 – 4.7 in 4 to 7 eggs 14 days
 
Black Rosy Finches or Black Rosy-finches (Leucosticte atrata) Range: Western United States 14 – 16 cm / 5.5 – 6.2 in 4 to 5 eggs 12 to 14 days
 
Black-rumped Waxbills (Estrilda troglodytes) Range: Senegal to Uganda and southwestern Saudi Arabia 10 cm / 4 in 3 to 6 eggs 11 to 12 days
 
Black-throated Finches (Poephila cincta cincta) Range: Cape York Peninsula to northern New South Wales in Australia. 10.63 cm / 4.25 in 5 to 9 eggs 12 days
 
Black-throated Munias or Jerdon’s Mannikins (Lonchura kelaarti) Range: Southwest India, the Eastern Ghats and Sri Lanka 12 cm / 4.7 in 3-8 in India
5 in Sri Lanka
12 to 13 days
 
Blue-backed Manakins (Chiroxiphia pareola) Range: Southern Colombia, eastern Venezuela, Guyana, Brazil in the northeast and the Amazon basin, and in Tobago 13 cm / 5.25 in 2 eggs 20 days
 
Blue-breasted Cordon Bleu Finches or Blue-capped Waxbills (Uraeginthus cyanocepha) Range: Southern Africa 12.5 cm / 5 in 3 to 6 eggs 12 days
 
Blue-capped Waxbills / Cordon Bleu Finches (Uraeginthus cyanocepha Range: Southern Africa 12.5 cm / 5 in 3 to 6 eggs 12 days
 
Blue Chaffinches (Fringilla teydea) Range: Canary Islands 15 cm / 6 in 4 to 6 eggs 11 to 13 days
 
Bramlings (Fringilla montifringilla) Range: Northern Europe and Asia 14-15 cm / 5.7-6 in 4 to 9 eggs 13 days
 
Bronze Mannikins (Lonchura cucullata) Range: Along rivers of sub-Sahara Africa 8.75 cm / 3.5 in 4 to 6 eggs 12 to 14 days
 
Brown-capped Rosy-Finches (Leucosticte australis) Range: Rocky Mountains of the United States 14-17 cm / 5.7-6.5 in 5 eggs 12 to 14 days
 
Common & Scientific Name & Native Range Length from beak to tip of tail Average Clutch Size Average incubation period
 
Cassin’s Finches (Carpodacus cassinii) Range: Western North America 15 cm / 6 in 4 to 6 eggs 12 to 14 days
 
Chaffinches (Fringilla coelebs) Range: New Zealand 15 cm / 6 in 4 to 6 eggs 11-13 days
 
Cherry Finches (Aidemosyne modesta) Range: Interior Queensland and New South Wales, Australia 10.63 cm / 4.25 in 4 to 7 eggs 12 to 14 days
 
Chestnut-breasted Finches(Lonchura castaneothorax) Range: New Guinea and northern and eastern Australia 10.63 cm / 4.25 in 5 to 6 eggs 13 days
 
Chestnut Munias (Lonchura atricapilla, formerly Lonchura malacca atricapilla) Range: Sri Lanka, India, Nepal, western Myanmar, Java, Bali 10.63-11.88 cm / 4.25-4.75 in 4 to 6 eggs 12 to 15 days
 
Club-winged Manakins (Machaeropterus deliciosus) Range: Andes Mountains of Colombia and northwestern Ecuador 12.5 cm / 4.9 in 2 eggs 18 to 21 days
 
Common Crossbills aka Red Crossbills (Loxia curvirostra) Range: North America, Europe and Asia 14 – 16.5 cm / 5.5 to 6.5 inches 3 to 5 eggs 12 to 18 days
 
Common Redpolls Range: Ireland, Great Britain and neighbouring parts of Europe up to Norway, and the Alps 12-14 cm / 5-6 in 4 to eggs 10 to 11 days
 
Common Waxbills (Estrilda astrild) Range: Tropical and southern Africa 11.25 cm / 4.5 in 4 to 6 eggs 11 to 12 days
 
Cordon Bleu Finches / Blue-capped Waxbills (Uraeginthus cyanocephalus) Range: Africa 10-12.5 cm / 4-5 in 4 to 6 eggs 11 to 12 days
 
Crimson Finches (Neochmia phaeton) Range: Northern Australia and southern New Guinea 12.5 cm / 5 in 5 to 8 eggs 11 to 14 days
 
Crimson Rumped Waxbills, Sundevall’s Waxbills (Estrilda Rhodopyga) Range: Kenya, Ethiopia and southern Sudan. Originated in East Africa 11 cm / 4 in 5 to 6 eggs 12 to 14 days
 
Cut-throat Finches (Amadina fasciata) Range: Sub-Sahara from western Africa to the Red Sea and eastern Africa to Transvaal and Botswana 11.88-13.13 cm / 4.75-5.25 in 4 to 5 eggs 12 days
 
Dark Firefinches (Lagonosticta rubricata) Range: Savannas of western, eastern, and southern Africa 10.63 cm / 4.25 in 3 to 5 eggs 11 days
 
Diamond Firetail Finches (Emblema guttata) Range: Southern Queensland to South Australia 13 cm / 5 in 5 to 6 eggs 14 days
 
Dybowski’s Twinspots (Euschistospiza dybowskii) Range: Sierra Leone to northeastern Congo 12 cm / 4¾ in 3 to 4 eggs 13 days
 
Eurasian Bullfinches (Pyrrhula pyrrhula) Range: Europe and temperate Asia 15 cm / 6 in 4 to 7 eggs 14 days
 
Eurasian Siskins or just Siskins in Europe Range: Northern temperate Europe and into Russia 11.5-12 cm / 4.5 – 4.7 in 2 to 6 eggs 10 to 14 days
 
Evening Grosbeaks (Coccothraustes vespertinus) Range: Canada and the western mountainous areas of the United States and Mexico 19-21 cm / 7.75-8.5 in 3 to 5 eggs 11 to 14 days
 
Golden-breasted Waxbills (Amandava subflava) Range: Saudi Arabia and areas of sub-Saharan Africa 8.75-10 cm / 3.5-4 in 4 to 5 eggs 11 days
 
Golden-headed Manakins (Pipra erythrocephala) Range: Panama, Colombia and Trinidad south and east to the Guianas and Brazil and northern Argentina 9.4 cm / 3.7 in 2 16 to 17 days
 
Goldfinches
European Goldfinches aka Goldfinches (Carduelis carduelis) Range: Europe and most of Asia 12-13.5 cm / 4-5 in 4 to 6 eggs 11 to 14 days
American or Eastern Goldfinches (Carduelis tristis) Range: Southern British Columbia east to Newfoundland and south to California, Utah, southern Colorado, central Oklahoma, Arkansas, and the Carolinas. 12 cm / 5 in 4 to 6 eggs 10 to 12 days
Lawrences Goldfinches (Carduelis lawrencei) Range: Central and southern California, west of Sierra Nevada and south into Baja California. Winters south and east to extreme western Texas 12 cm / 4.75 in 4 – 5 eggs 12 to 14 days
Lesser or Dark-backed Goldfinches (Carduelis psaltria) Range: SW United States to Venezuela and Peru 10–11 cm / 4–4.5 in 6 eggs 12 days
 
Gouldian Finches – also known as Lady Gouldians Finches or Rainbow Finches (Chloebia gouldiae) Range: Northern Australia, except Cape York Peninsula 15 cm / 6 in 4 to 5 eggs 14 to 15 days
 
Grassland Yellowfinches (Sicalis luteola) Range: South America, from Colombia south and east to the Guianas and central Ecuador, Peru and Brazil 12 cm / 4.75 in 3 eggs 12 to 13 days
 
Green Finches or European Greenfinches (Carduelis chloris) Range: Europe, north Africa and south west Asia 14 – 16 cm / 5.5 – 6.2 in 3 to 8 eggs 13-14 days
 
Green Singing Finches or Yellow-fronted Canaries (Serinus mozambicus) Range: Africa south of the Sahara Desert 11 – 13 cm / 4.5 – 5 in 3 to 4 eggs 13 days
 
Green Twinspots (Mandingoa nitidula) Range: Southern Ethiopia to northern Angola and Natal 10-10.63 cm / 4-4.25 in 4 to 5 eggs 12 to 13 days
 
Grey-crowned Rosy-Finches (Leucosticte tephrocotis) Range: Alaska to the northwestern United States 15-15 cm / 5.75-6 in 4 to 5 eggs 12 to 14 days
 
Grey-headed Munias (Lonchura caniceps) Range: Southern Ethiopia to Lake Victoria 10.8 cm / 4.25 in 4 to 5 eggs 16 days
 
Grey Singing Finches (Serinus leucopygius) Range: Northern Africa 10 cm / 4 in 3 to 5 eggs 14 days
 
Hawfinches (Coccothraustes coccothraustes) Range: Thailand, Malaysia, Sumatra, Java, Bali, Vietnam 16.5-18 cm / 6.5-7 in 2 to 7 eggs 12 – 13 days
 
Hispaniolan Crossbills (Loxia megaplaga) Range: Island of Hispaniola in the West Indies 15 cm / 5.75 in 2 to 4 eggs 12 to 14 days
 
Hoary Redpolls – 2 races: Greenland Arctic Redpoll (Carduelis hornemanni) of Greenland and neighbouring parts of CanadaHoary Redpoll (C. h. exilipes): Tundra of northern North America 12-14 cm / 5-6 in 4 to 7 eggs 9 to 12 days
 
House Finches (Carpodacus mexicanus) Range: Mexico and the southwestern United States 13-14 cm / 5-6 in 2 to 6 eggs 12 to 14 days
Common & Scientific Name & Native Range Length from beak to tip of tail Average Clutch Size Average incubation period
 
Indian Silverbills or White-throated Munias (Lonchura malabarica) Range: South Asia 11-11.5 cm / 4.3-4.5 in 4 to 10 eggs 11-13 days
 
Jameson’s Firefinches (Lagonosticta rhodopareia) Range: Eritrea to Transvaal and Angola 10.63 cm / 4.25 in 3 to 5 eggs 12 days
 
Java Finches, Java Sparrows aka Java Rice Finches (Padda oryzivora) Range: Java and Bali 15 cm / 6 in 4 to 7 eggs 13 to 14 days
 
Jerdon’s Mannikins or Black-throated Munias (Lonchura kelaarti) Range: Southwest India, the Eastern Ghats and Sri Lanka 12 cm / 4.7 in 3-8 in India
5 in Sri Lanka
12 to 13 days
 
Lance-tailed Manakins (Chiroxiphia lanceolata) Range: Tropical Central and South America from Costa Rica to northern Venezuela 13.5 cm / 5.3 in 2 eggs 20 days
 
Lawrence’s Goldfinches (Carduelis lawrencei) Range: Central California, and its southern coast, in the United States to Baja California in Mexico 12 cm / 4.75 in 4 – 5 eggs 12 to 14 days
 
Lavender Waxbills (Estrilda caerulescens) Range: Senegal to Cameroon 10.63 cm / 4.25 in 4 eggs 15 days
 
Lesser or Dark-backed Goldfinches (Carduelis psaltria) Range: SW United States to Venezuela and Peru 10–11 cm / 4–4.5 in 6 eggs 12 days
 
Lesser Redpolls (Carduelis cabaret) Range: Ireland, Great Britain and neighbouring parts of Europe up to Norway, and the Alps 11.5 cm / 4.5 in 4 to 6 eggs 10 to 12 days
 
Long-tailed Grassfinches (Poephila acuticauda) Range: Northern Australia west of the Gulf of Carpentaria 16.88 cm / 6.75 in 5 to 6 eggs 13 to 14 days
 
Magpie Mannikins (Lonchura fringilloides) Range: Forests of sub-Sahara Africa 8.75 cm / 3.5 in 4 to 10 eggs 12 days
 
Masked Grassfinches (Poephila personata) Range: Northern Australia east to northwestern Queensland 13.75 cm / 5.5 in 5 eggs 13 days
 
Melba Finches or Green-winged Pytilias (Pytilia melba) Range: Tropical Africa 11.88-13.13 cm / 4.75-5.25 in 4 to 6 eggs 12 to 13 days
 
Northern Red Bishop Finches (Euplectes orix) Range: Africa south of the Sahara Desert 13-15 cm / 5.25-6 in 2 to 4 eggs 12 to 13 days
 
Nutmeg Mannikins or Spice Finches (Lonchura punctulata) Range: Tropical southern Asia from India and Sri Lanka east to Indonesia and the Philippines 12.5 cm / 5 in 4 to 6 eggs 14 days
 
Olive-backed Euphonias (Euphonia gouldi) Range: Caribbean lowlands and foothills from southern Mexico to western Panama 9.5 cm / 3.7 in 3 eggs ?
 
Orange-cheek Finches (Estrilda melpoda) Range: Western and Eastern Africa, including: Gambia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Angola, and Zambia 10 cm / 4 in 5 to 6 eggs 14 days
 
Orange-collared Manakins (Manacus aurantiacus) Range: Costa Rica and western Panama 10 cm / 4 in 2 eggs 18 to 21 days
 
Orange-winged Pytilias (Pytilia afra) Range: Southern Ethiopia to Mozambique and Angola 11.88 cm / 4.75 in 3 to 4 eggs 12 to 13 days
 
Oriental Greenfinches (Carduelis sinica) Range: Aleutians and Pribilofs 15 cm / 6 in 3 to 5 eggs 12 to 14 days
 
Owl Finches also known as Bicheno Finches or Double-barred Finches Range: Northern and eastern Australia 10 cm / 4 in 4 to 5 eggs 12 days
 
Painted Finches (Emblema pictum or Emblema picta) Range: Northwestern Australia to western Queensland 10.63 cm / 4.25 in 4 eggs 15 to 19 days
 
Parrot Crossbills (Loxia pytyopsittacus) Range: Northwest Europe and into western Russia. 18 cm / 7 in 3 to 4 eggs 14 to 16 days
 
Parrot Finches (Erythrura Psittacea) also known as the red-throated or red-faced parrot finch Range: New Caledonia grasslands or open country bordering forested areas 12.5 cm / 5 in 3 to 6 eggs 13 to 14 days
Blue-faced Parrot-finches (Erythrura trichroa) Range: New Guinea, Molucca Islands, Sulawesi (formerly known as Celebes) – part of the Maluku island group in Indonesia Group, Indonesia Cape York Peninsula, and New Hebrides 11.88 cm / 4.75 in 3 to 6 eggs 12 to 14 days
Red-headed Parrot-finches (Erythrura psittacea) Range: New Caledonia 11.88 cm / 4.75 in 4 to 6 eggs 13 days
 
Parson Finches (Poephila cincta cincta) Range: Cape York Peninsula to northern New South Wales, Australia 10.63 cm / 4.25 in 5-9 eggs 12 days
 
Peter’s Twinspots (Hypargos niveoguttatus) Range: Kenya to Mozambique and Angola 11.88-13.13 cm / 4.75-5.25 in 3 eggs 12 to 13 days
 
Pictorella Finches (Lonchura pectoralis) Range: Northern Australia from west coast to east coast 11.88 cm / 4.75 in 4 to 6 eggs 14 days
 
Pine Grosbeaks (Pinicola enucleator) Range: Canada, Alaska and the western mountains of the United States, and in northern Fennoscandia 22-24 cm / 9-9.75 in 2 to 5 eggs 13 to 15 days
 
Pin-tailed Parrot-finches (Erythrura prasina) Range: Thailand and Laos to Indonesia 15 cm / 6 in 4 to 6 eggs 13 to 14 days
 
Pelzeln’s Finches aka Yellow Finches or Saffron Finches (Lonchura punctulata) Range: Sri Lanka, India, southern China, Taiwan, Luzon, Malaysia, Indonesia 14-16 cm / 5.5 -6 in 3-5 eggs 14 days
 
Pine Siskins (Carduelis pinus) Range: Southern Alaska, Mackenzie, Quebec, and Newfoundland south to California, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Great Lakes region, and northern New England 11-13 cm / 4.5-5.25 in 3 to 5 eggs 13 days
 
Plum-headed Finches or Cherry Finches (Neochmia modesta) Range: Interior Queensland and New South Wales, Australia 11 cm / 4.3 in 4 to 6 eggs 14 days
 
Purple Finches (Carpodacus purpureus) Range: Northern Canada. Migrate to the southern United States 13-15 cm / 5 l/4-6 in 4 eggs 13 days
 
Purple Grenadiers (Uraeginthus ianthinogaster) Range: Southern Ethiopia to southern Tanzania, Africa 13 cm / 5.25 in 4 to 5 eggs 12 to 14 days
 
African Quail-finches or Quailfinches (Ortygospiza articollis) Range: Liberia to Lake Chad and from southern Sudan to Zimbabwe, Africa 9.5–10 cm / 3.7–3.9 in 4 to 6 eggs 14 days
 
Red Avadavats aka Red Munias or Strawberry Finches (Amandava amandava) Range: Southwestern China, India, and Southeast Asia 10 cm / 4 in 4 to 7 eggs 11 days
 
Red-billed Firefinches or Senegal Firefinches (Lagonosticta senegala) Range: Senegal to Eritrea and areas south to Angola and Natal, Africa 10 cm / 4 in 3 to 7 eggs 11 days
 
Red-billed Queleas (Quelea quelea) Range: Sub-Saharan Africa 12.5 cm / 5 in 2 to 4 eggs 12 days
 
Red-browed Finches (Neochmia temporali) Range: East Australia 11 cm / 4.5 in 4 to 6 eggs 13 to 14 days
 
Red Crossbills (Loxia curvirostra) Range: North America, Europe and Asia 14 – 16.5 cm / 5.5 to 6.5 inches 3 to 5 eggs 12 to 18 days
 
Red-cheeked Cordon-bleu Finches (Uraeginthus bengalus) Range: Senegal to Tanzania and Angola, Africa 12.5 cm / 5 in 4 to 5 eggs 21 days
 
Red-headed Finches (Amadina erythrocephala) Range: Kalahari Desert, South Africa, and Botswana 12.5 cm / 5 in 3 to 6 eggs 12 to 13 days
 
Red Munias or Strawberry Finches or Red Avadavats (Amandava amandava) Range: Southwestern China, India, and Southeast Asia 9-10 cm / 3-4 in 5 to 7 eggs 12 to 14 days
 
Red Siskins (Carduelis cucullata) Range: Tropical South America in northern Colombia and northern Venezuela 10 cm / 4 in 3 eggs 14 days
 
Rosey Rump Waxbills or Crimson Rumped Waxbills, Sundevall’s Waxbill (Estrilda Rhodopyga) Range: Kenya, Ethiopia and southern Sudan. Originated in East Africa 11 cm / 4 in 5 to 6 eggs 12 to 14 days
 
Saffron Finches, Pelzeln’s Finches, Yellow Finches (Sicalis flaveola) Range: South America 14-16 cm / 5.5 -6 in 3-5 eggs 14 days
 
Scaly-breasted Munias aka Spice Finches or Nutmeg Mannikins (Lonchura punctulata) Range: Sri Lanka, India, southern China, Taiwan, Luzon, Malaysia, Indonesia 12.5 cm / 5 in 4 to 6 eggs 14 days
 
Scottish Crossbills (Loxia scotica) Range: Scotland 16 cm / 6.3 in 2 to 5 eggs 12 to 14 days
 
Shaft Tail Finches Range: Australia 13-15 cm / 5-6 in 4 to 7 eggs 14 days
 
Sharp-tailed Finchesor White-rumped Mannikins (Lonchura striata) Range: Southern Asia from the South Asia east to southern China and Indonesia 10-11 cm / 4 in 3 to 8 eggs 14 days
 
Silverbills (Lonchura malabarica) Range: North Africa to India 10 cm / 4 in 4 to 8 eggs 12 days
 
Society Finches aka Bengalese Finch, Japanese Mövchen Finch, Japanese Movchen Finch (Lonchura domestica) Range: China 12.5 cm / 5 in 5 to 6 eggs 12 days
 
Spice Finches aka Scaly-breasted Munia, Nutmeg Mannikin (Lonchura punctulata) Range: Sri Lanka, India, southern China, Taiwan, Luzon, Malaysia, Indonesia 12.5 cm / 5 in 4 to 6 eggs 14 days
 
Star Finches (Neochmia ruficauda) Range: Northern Australia 10.63 cm / 4.25 in 3 to 6 eggs 12 days
 
Strawberry Finches or Red Munias or Red Avadavats (Amandava amandava) Range: India. Naturalised populations exist in southern Spain and Hawaii 9-10 cm / 3-4 in 5 to 7 eggs 12 to 14 days
 
Striated Finches(Lonchura striata) Range: Southern Asia from the South Asia east to southern China and Indonesia 10-11 cm / 4 in 3 to 8 eggs 14 days
 
Sundevall’s Waxbills(Estrilda Rhodopyga) Range: Kenya, Ethiopia and southern Sudan. Originated in East Africa 11 cm / 4 in 5 to 6 eggs 12 to 14 days
 
Swee Waxbills (Estrilda melanotis) Range: Southern Sudan to South Africa 9.38 cm / 3.75 in 4 to 6 eggs 14 days
 

Common & Scientific Name & Native Range Length from beak to tip of tail Average Clutch Size Average incubation period
 
Two-barred Crossbills also known as the White-winged Crossbills in North America (Loxia leucoptera) Range: Alaska, Canada, northernmost USA and across Asia extending into northeast Europe. 15-17 cm / 6-6.75 in 3 to 5 eggs 12 to 14 days
 
Vampire Finches aka Sharp Beaked Finches, Sharp Billed Ground Finches (Geospiza nebulosa or Geospiza difficilis septentrionalis) Range: Wolf Island, also known as Isla Wolf (Galapagos Islands) ? ? ?
 
Village Weavers (Ploceus cucullatus) Range: Sub-Saharan Africa, and has been introduced to Haiti 15-17 cm / 5.9-6.7 in 2 to 3 eggs 15 days
 
Violaceous Euphonias (Euphonia violacea) Range: Trinidad, Tobago and eastern Venezuela south to Paraguay and northeastern Argentina 11.4 cm / 4.5 in 3 to 5 eggs 15 days
 
Violet-eared Waxbills (Uraeginthus granatina) Range: Angola and Zambia to Namibia and Zimbabwe, Africa 13.75 cm / 5.5 in 3 to 5 eggs 13 days
 
Wild Bangalese Finches Range: Southern Asia from the South Asia east to southern China and Indonesia 10-11 cm / 4 in 3 to 8 eggs 14 days
 
White-backed Finches or White-backed Munias (Lonchura striata) Range: Sri Lanka, India, southern China, Malaysia, and Sumatra 10-11 cm / 4 in 3 to 8 eggs 14 days
 
White-bearded Manakins (Manacus manacus) Range: South America. It is found from Colombia, Venezuela and Trinidad south to Bolivia and northern Argentina 10.7 cm / 4.2 in 2 eggs 18 to 19 days
 
White-collared Manakins (Manacus candei) Range: Southeastern Mexico to Costa Rica and the extreme west of Panama 11 cm / 4.3 in 2 eggs 18 to 21 days
 
White-crowned Manakins (Dixiphia pipra) Range: Costa Rica to northeastern Peru and eastern Brazil 9.7-10 cm / 3.8 – 4 in 2 eggs 18 to 21 days
 
White-haired Munias (Lonchura maja) Range: Malaysia, Sumatra, Java, and Bali 10.63 cm / 4.25 in 4 to 6 eggs 12 to 13 days
 
White-ruffed Manakins (Corapipo altera) Range: Eastern Honduras to northwestern Venezuela. 10 cm / 4 in 2 eggs 18 to 21 days
 
White-rumped Munias or White-rumped Mannikins (Lonchura striata) Range: Southern Asia from the South Asia east to southern China and Indonesia 10-11 cm / 4 in 3 to 8 eggs 14 days
 
White-winged Crossbills (Loxia leucoptera) Range: Alaska, Canada, northernmost USA and across Asia extending into northeast Europe. 15-17 cm / 6-6.75 in 3 to 5 eggs 12 to 14 days
 
Yellow-bellied Siskins (Carduelis xanthogastra) Range: Costa Rica south to southern Ecuador, central Bolivia and the highlands of northwestern Venezuela 10.5 cm / 4.1 in 2 to 3 eggs ?
 
Yellow Finches, Pelzeln’s Finches, Saffron Finches (Sicalis flaveola) Range: South America 14-16 cm / 5.5 -6 in 3 to 5 eggs 14 days
 
Yellow-Rumped Gray Singers, Gray Singing Finches or Grey Singing Finches (Serinus leucopygius) Range: Northern Africa 10 cm / 4 in 3 to 5 eggs 14 days
 
Yellow-rumped Finches (Lonchura flaviprymna) Range: Interior, northern, and northwestern Australia 10.63 cm / 4.25 in 4 to 5 eggs 13 to 14 days
 
Yellow-winged Pytilias (Pytilia hypogrammica) Range: Sierra Leone to Lake Chad 11.88 cm / 4.75 in 3 to 5 eggs 13 days
 
Zebra Finches (Taeniopygia guttata or Poephila guttata) Range: Australia, except for northwestern, southeastern, and southwestern coasts 10 cm / 4 in 4 to 6 eggs 12 to 14 days

 


 
 
 

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