Welcome to Little Angels Aviary

Welcome to Little Angels Aviary!

We are a small aviary located in the heart of beautiful Nova Scotia, Canada. Our specialty is raising zebra finches with lots of care and love. All our feathery babies are part of our family. 

Stella & Jack had their first clutch!

Stella and Jack, our pied zebra finches, had their first clutch. The three georgous babies hatched on June 18, 19, and 21. Just yesterday, the eldest ventured away from her nest, followed by her younger-by-a-day sibling. The youngest baby is still chilling in the nest, waiting for more feather coverage before she expores her surroundings.
The dotting parents are absolutely amazing, tenderly caring for their babies day and night. We supply them with fresh veggies, fruits, high quality fortified seeds, and hard-boiled eggs. Quality nutrition is essential for both the babies and the parents. Bird parenting is a very stressful job, and to minimize any impact on the birds' immune system, it is important to provide them with the best possible conditions.
It will take a few more weeks before we can tell whether the babies are males or females. We do know, however, that two are the pied mutation.
Stella munching on eggs and banana

Stella (back) and Jack (front)

 The babies on Jul 1, 2020
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A little blind society finch

In addition to raising zebra finches, we have four resident society finches. They are rescues and have found a happy forever home with us. Here, they can grow old and receive the needed care.
The average lifespan of a zebra finch is 5 to 7 years. For society finches, it is even shorter, about 4 years. That is very little time from when they mature until they grow old. Just like with any other species, birds can face numerous ailments related to old age. 
One might ask - is it possible for an elderly bird to still lead a happy life? The answer is YES! One of our society finches is blind. She has cataracts and has lost most of her vision. However, she still has full functionality, and is a happy bird. One should never give up on a disabled bird. I will not go into extreme cases where there is an ethical issue of quality of life.
Birds, just like any pet, deserve the best quality of life we can possibly provide, and they rely on us, their owners, to take care of them. They depend on us for …