image source The zebra finch (Taeniopygia guttata [formerly Poephila guttata]),is the most common estrildid finch of Central Australia and ranges over most of the continent, avoiding only the cool moist south and some areas.
UV vision is a key ingredient to Zebra Finch attraction. And by the looks of this photo, it's pretty effective. [Photo: Sagar Simkhada /Alamy] Researchers have figured out how some species of birds deploy UV vision.
Female and male zebra finches (female is the short little fatty one, hahaha and the male is the rather tall distinguished one - males have that orange 'blush' of plumes on their faces). Wonderful little birds.