The finch is another hands-off bird, a little charmer who embodies the word
“vivacious.” Finches are flashy, fast moving, and fun to watch, with a
lively, constant twittering that’s considerably below the decibel level
parrots are capable of attaining.
Finches do better in a social situation, so plan on buying two or more and
giving them a cage with plenty of space to exercise their wings — these birds
get around by flying and they don’t climb for exercise. Also remember that
when they’re too crowded, territorial cage battles between cage mates will
Because they’re perfectly content to live without handling, finches make good
caged birds for an older child’s room.