Finches | Double-barred Finch > water | mixed company |

With it’s striking double barred markings, the Double-barred Finch (Stizoptera bichenovii) would not look out of place on a Paris bird-walk. Seen across open grassy regions of far northern and eastern Australia, they are often seen in pairs or small groups, especially near water sources.


  • Scientific classification
  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Chordata
  • Class: Aves
  • Order: Passeriformes
  • Family: Estrildidae
  • Genus: Stizoptera
  • Species: S. bichenovii
  • Binomial name: Stizoptera bichenovii