I have several books on "grass" finches, but none of them state on
weather they can all interbreed. Is there a place you know of on
the internet that can give me a good direction to go in?
On 7/11/05, Michael L wrote:
> 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
> am aware.
> Michael L