1 - 2 = Very quiet
3 - 4 = Quiet
5 - 6
= Moderate 7 - 8
= Loud 9 - 10
= Very loud
Note: - 'Very loud' in finch world is still
only 'Moderate' in comparison with parrot calls
Baby finches calling to be fed can raise the volume significantly
Cocks are often louder than hens of the same species
Proportion (%) of time spent
* = Rare **** = Occasional
Note that most finches are
silent at night.
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(Some of these have Zebra sounds in the background
- try to ignore the little honks!)
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