On 7/11/05, Stacy wrote:
> How much of a natural melody is it? I have a Zebra that just
> twiters up a storm- but I do not know if finches can
> interbreed. Is it possible to breed, say, a star finch and a
The Serins will not breed with Zebras at all. The closest
relative/species that they will inbreed with is the Canary. The
offspring are know as mules and they are intentionally bred
together for their song.
The song of a Serin is shorter and not as rambling or sustained
as that of a canary. Zebras, and I bred those, twitter and
screetch, but would not compare to the melody of a song bird.
Zebras are not prone to breeding with Stars, but they have bred
with Bengalese, Owls and Heck's grass finches (Sharttails) that I