Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Waxbills and Allies :: Red Avadavat

Red Avadavat Amandava amandava

Described by: Linnaeus (1758)
Alternate common name(s): Red Munia, Strawberry Finch, Strawberry Waxbill
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Sumba Island, Indonesia - Nov, 2005 © Mehd Halaouate  Kalkere Lake, Bangalore, Karnataka, India - Apr 25, 2004 © Sudhir Shivaram 
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(1) Pakistan and India n. to the foothills of the Himalayas and e. to Nepal.
(2) Sw. China, Bangladesh, Burma, nw. Thailand, and the Lesser Sundas (Lombok, Flores, Sumba, Timor, and Roti).
(3) Cambodia, Vietnam, Java and Bali.
Introduced to n. Egypt, Arabia, Reunion, Malaya (Singapore), Sumatra, Philippines (Luzon), Fiji (Viti Levu, Vanua Levu) and the Hawaiian Is. (Kauai, Oahu, Hawaii).


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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