Black Hooded Red Siskin - Carduelis cucullata

Black Hooded Red Siskin -  Carduelis cucullata
$300-$400 per pair. This striking bird comes from the wooded areas of northernmost South
America. The Siskin is in limited supply and is a finch for more experienced breeders. It can be a poor parent and needs extra attention, and extra heat for chicks to be successfully raised. Needs a good finch mix with added canary, niger and sunflower seed, green food especially flowering puha. At breeding time they require softfood and live food.

Siskin articles past magazines

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