Scientific Name: Amandava amandava Common Name: Red Avadavat Other Names: Red munia, Strawberry finch
Identifying Features: Red color, red beak, white spotted body,black tail and wings
- Years ago, these birds were exported into the pet trade from Gujarat, India. Hence, derived their common name, ‘Avadavat’ from the city, Ahmedabad in Gujarat.
- Strawberry finch has been introduced in many different countries as a cage bird.
This image was clicked by Aaron Maizlish – via Flickr.
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