Rainbow-coloured animals contain the colours of a rainbow.
The seven colours of the rainbow are, in order: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet. The acronym ROYGBIV helps people remember the colours.
Mainly reptiles, birds, fish, and insects have rainbow colours.
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What is a group of finches called?
A group of finches is called a charm of finches.
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The Gouldian Finch (Erythura gouldiaeor Chloebia goldiae) is a small passerine bird in the Estrildidae family. It is an estrildid. It is also known as the Gould Finch or the Rainbow Finch.
The Gouldian Finch is brightly coloured and varied, with mainly black, green, yellow, and red markings. The male has a purple chest and the female has a light mauve chest. Its head is red, black, or yellow. Its beak is light-coloured with a red tip. It has pale legs and feet.
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The Zebra Finch (Taeniopygia guttata) is a small passerine bird.
The male Zebra Finch has black and white bars on its throat and chest, bright orange cheeks, and a red beak. Its body is brown. The female is mainly grey-brown, with an orange beak and more black and white patterned feathers.
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The European Goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis) is a small passerine song bird in the finch family.
The European Goldfinch has a red face and a black-and-white head. Its back and sides are buff or chestnut brown. It has black wings with a broad yellow bar. Its tail is black and its rump is white.
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The Caucasus Eurasian Bullfinch (Pyrrhula pyrrhula rossikowi) is a small passerine bird in the finch family. It is related to the Pine Grosbeak.
The male Caucasian Eurasian Bullfinch has flame-coloured underparts and the female has greyish underparts. Its upperparts are grey, its flight feathers are black, its cap and face are black, and its rump and wing bars are white.
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The Common Chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs) is a small bird, a passerine (songbird) in the finch family.
The Common Chaffinch has a blue-grey crown and nape, with pale olive-green to brown back, and rusty-brown underparts. The female is duller in colour. Both the male and female have white bars on their black wings and white sides on their black tail.
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The Java Sparrow (Lonchura oryzivora) is also called the Java Finch or the Java Rice Bird. It is a small passerine songbird. It is an estrildid.
The Java Sparrow has grey upperparts, grey chest, pink belly, and a black head with white cheeks. It has red eye-rings, pink feet, and a thick red beak.
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The Red-Billed Firefinch (Lagonosticta senegala) is a small passerine bird found in Sub-Saharan Africa.
The Red-Billed Firefinch has red feathers and brown wings, with a pink-red beak and yellow eye-ring. The female is brown with a small red patch in front of both eyes.
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What’s the difference between the Bronze Mannikin and the Black-and-White Mannikin?
The Bronze Mannikin (Lonchura cucullata scutata) and the Black-and-White Mannikin (Lonchura bicolor poensis) are both small African finches.
The Bronze Mannikin has a two-toned beak, whereas the Black-and-White Mannikin has a blue-grey beak.
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The Black-and-White Mannikin (Lonchura bicolor poensis) is a small, common African finch found in gardens in Kenya. It is also called the Black-and-White Munia.
The Black-and-White Mannikin has a black head, throat and chest. It is dark brown on its back, with barred black and white flight feathers, rump, sides, and upper tail-coverts. Its beak is blue-grey.
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The Bronze Mannikin (Lonchura cucullata scutata) is a small, common African finch found in gardens in Kenya. It is also called the Bronze Munia.
The Bronze Mannikin has a black to dark brown head, black tail and a two-toned beak. It has grey-brown feathers with barred brown and white sides and barred tail-coverts.
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The Streaky Seedeater (Crithagra striolatus) is also called the Streaky Canary. It is a finch (a passerine) found in East Africa.
The Streaky Seedeater is dark brown with a moustache and cream-coloured eyebrows. It has deep brown stripes and two narrow wing bars. Its underbelly is buff-white.
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The Purple Grenadier (Uraeginthus ianthinogaster) is a finch found in dry shrubland in East Africa, from Ethiopia to Kenya to Uganda.
The Purple Grenadier has a red beak and black tail. The male has a cinnamon brown head and neck with a blue mask surrounding the eyes. Its rump is purplish-blue and its underbelly is violet-blue with rufous (reddish-brown) parts.
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The Common Waxbill (Estrilda astrild) is a small, red-beaked bird from the passerine finch family across southern Africa.
It has grey and brown feathers with a red eye-stripe and beak, with a pink-red stomach. Females have less red markings.
The Common Waxbill grows to 13 centimetres (5 inches).
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