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DESCRIPTION OF BIRD:  
The beak of the female is usually more tapered than the male’s.  The male dances and sings a barely audible
purring call during the spring and summer.  Grasses and moss are used for nesting material.  

ORIGIN:
This bird is native to Africa and some islands in the Gulf of Guinea.  

WHEN IS THE BIRD IN COLOR:
They are in color all of the time.

BREEDING:
They don’t breed easily but if they do, they'll nest in the nest provided or make their own and lay 4-6 eggs which hatch
in 12-13 days.

DIET:
They live in groups and eat seeds, greens, insects, and soft egg foods.  They are friendly and lively and males will
often attack other birds during mating.  
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