Keeping Finches
Filmed by Eelco Meyjes
Part 3

INTERNATIONALLY ACCLAIMED

REVIEWS

The Estrildian Magazine , UK

"This outstanding series just keeps getting better and better..there is some breathtaking footage and much informative information. This series is becoming a finch breeders heaven, treat yourself .you will not be disappointed. "

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Neville Brickell : Prominent South African avicultural researcher

" It is a great pleasure to recommend this outstanding new DVD. ...rarely have I encountered a more enjoyable 92 minutes of entertainment on finches. This recent new work will undoubtedly remain a standard reference for many years to come ."

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Russell Kingston: Internationally acclaimed author of various best selling books on finches

"Each sequence shows magnificent examples of the species...I recommend this production to all keepers and breeders of finches and small seed-eaters."

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Part 3 DVD Product information

A practical guide to keeping and breeding many of the most beautiful and interesting finches from Australia, Asia and other countries.

This highly informative DVD is a valuable asset for both birding novices and advanced enthusiasts. Keeping Finches includes:

  • Hundreds of practical tips
  • State of the art aviary and birdroom set ups
  • More than 50 species that originate from Australia, Asia, Europe , North and South America and some of the rare finches from Africa
  • It is filmed on digital broadcast quality material
  • A unique and well-researched Bird Keepers Guide to help you succeed with the breeding and keeping of these magnificent little birds, including zebra finches and the relatively rare Gouldian finch.

Eelco Meyjes also provides you with in-depth coverage of many specialist finch breeding facilities, including those that are managed by:

Dr David Russell who is a specialist Zebra Finch breeder
Ivan Higgo who is a specialist Gouldian finch breeder
Prof Ernst Kruger who specialises with African finches and
Eelco Meyjes’ who has a wide variety of exotic finches

A number of international finch species can be seen on the DVD, including:

AUSTRALIAN SPECIES

Zebra Finch (plus baby zebra finches)
Grass finches, including:
  • Longtailed Grass finch
  • Hecks Grass finch
  • Masked Grass finch
Parsons Finch
Double Bar
Diamond Firetail
Red Browed Finch
Chestnut Breasted
Pictorella
Cherry-Plum Headed
Star finch
Yellow Star finch
Crimson Finch
Painted Finch
Gouldians

PARROTFINCHES

Red headed Parrotfinch
Seagreen Parrotfinch
Blue Faced Parrotfinch
Tricoloured Parrotfinch
Peales Parrotfinch
Bamboo Parrotfinch
Pintail non-pariel Parrotfinch

MANNIKINS AND MUNIAS

Moluccan Munia
Spice Finch
Black Headed Nun
White Headed Nun
Black throated Munia
Java Sparrow
Timor Sparrow
Bengalese

ASIAN ODD

Red Avadavat

EUROPEAN SPECIES

Goldfinch
Greenfinch
Lesser Redpohl
Bullfinch
Yellow Hammer

NEW WORLD SPECIES (AMERICA'S)

Red Crested Cardinal
Red Crested Finch
Tricolour Bunting
Lazuli Bunting
Cuban Finch
Olive Finch
Black Collared Warbling Finch

AFRICAN SPECIES

Peter's Twinspot
Brown Twinspot
Grey Headed Oliveback
Western Bluebill
Purple Grenadier
Fisher's Whydah

Scripted and researched by Fred Barnicoat and Eelco Meyjes this DVD is filmed on broadcast quality material. For your convenience the DVD has a route menu to every species.


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