As a family, finch birds are omnivores, animals whose typical diet includes both plants and animals. In the case of finches, their main diet in the wild consists of plant seeds, typically grasses, supplemented by insect larva as well as some flying and crawling adult insects. Not only are they omnivores, but they are omnivorous, gluttonous, voracious eaters. Each adult finch will ingest between half and three-quarters of their body weight every day to stay healthy and happy.

As domesticated birds, their diet does not change. The complete quality of the diet, however, must be regulated by us as owners as the finches cannot govern it themselves. As a general rule, finch’s diets in captivity consist mainly of seeds supplemented with…



Source by Gregg Bowers