What is the average life of a canary?

Red factor canary: 10 – 12 years
Domestic canary/Lifespan

How do you tell male and female canaries apart?

Appearance wise there can be very subtle differences between males and females. Generally, the males will have brighter colouration, be slightly larger, more boisterous and sit taller when on the perch. Females eyes tend to sit higher on their head lining up above the beak and males’ eyes will be in line with the beak.

Are canaries good pets?

They can be the perfect pet for someone in a quiet setting who would like a small feathered friend as a companion. While Canaries aren’t really “hands on” birds like budgies or cockatiels, they can be the perfect pet for someone who would like a smaller feathered friend for a companion.

Can you still buy canaries?

You can buy your canary from a local breeder, a pet store, or a bird show. Reputable breeders may be the best way to guarantee you are not going to get a bird from a bird mill. You also may choose to adopt a bird who has been abandoned and needs a home.

What’s the average life span of a female canary?

The average life span of a bred female canary is 5 – 6 years and for a male canary, up to 10 years, though there have been canaries that have lived up to 20 years. Types of Canaries: There are basically three selectively bred canary types available today.

How old does a canary have to be to breed?

Breeding Canaries: The canary breeding season begins with the arrival of spring. The female should be at least one year old and the male should not be over five years old. Both the male canary and the hen must be very well fed and healthy.

How big is The wingspan of a canary?

7.8-9 inches wingspan. How much do canaries weigh? The weight of the canaries is between 0.5 and 0.7 ounces. Canary birds, or simply canaries, are one of the most popular varieties of birds today. Known for their interesting singing and their distinctive bright color, these birds can make any home livelier and happier.

What do you need to know about Canary care?

Canary bird care for all kinds of canaries. Bird information on keeping canaries, either a pet canary or canary breeders, has canary bird facts about types of canaries, canary colors and canary bird songs, bird health care, breeding canaries, and finding canaries for sale