Zebra Finch

Taeniopygia guttata

The Zebra Finch, ''Taeniopygia guttata'' , is the most common and familiar estrildid finch of Central Australia and ranges over most of the continent, avoiding only the cool moist south and the tropical far north. It also can be found natively in Indonesia and East Timor. The bird has been introduced to Puerto Rico, Portugal, Brazil and the United States