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your everybody's favourite.. THE RED AVADAVAT Scientific Name: Amandava amandava<br />
 Alternate Names: Red Munia, Strawberry Finch Amandava amandava,Birds,Geotagged,India,Red Avadavat,birdwatching,nature,wildlife photography Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

your everybody's favourite.. THE RED AVADAVAT

Scientific Name: Amandava amandava
Alternate Names: Red Munia, Strawberry Finch

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  1. Gorgeous bird, and an absolutely fantastic shot! Posted 7 months ago

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The Red Avadavat, Red Munia or Strawberry Finch is a sparrow-sized bird of the Estrildidae family. It is found in the open fields and grasslands of tropical Asia and is popular as a cage bird due to the colourful plumage of the males in their breeding season. It breeds in the Indian Subcontinent in the Monsoon season. The species name of ''amandava'' and the common name of ''avadavat'' are derived from the city of Ahmedabad in Gujarat from where these birds were exported into the pet trade in former.. more

Similar species: Passerines
Species identified by Sameer Deshpande
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Uploaded Oct 6, 2018. Captured in Veer - Wathar Colony Rd, Wathar Bk., Maharashtra 415526, India.