zebra finch(redirected from Chestnut-eared Finch)
Also found in: Thesaurus.
A small songbird (Taeniopygia guttata) of Australia and Indonesia that has black and white striped markings and is popular as a cage bird.
(Animals) any of various Australasian songbirds with zebra-like markings, such as the grassfinch Poephila castanotis
a small Australian finch, Poephila guttata, of the family Estrildidae, with black and white bars on the tail and, in the male, a chestnut ear patch.