Gouldian finch-Takes the prize for spectacular beauty

Colorful and extreme beautiful Gouldian finch.

FINCHES are known the world over.

They live on all continents except frigid Antarctica.

Even many ocean islands have their finch population.

And they are usually quite pretty.

However, there is one finch that takes the prize for spectacular beauty—the five-inch-long Gouldian weaver finch, found in northern Australia, especially in the eucalyptus savannas.