Red Avadavat

Amandava amandava - Bengali rouge

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Estrildidés

  • Genus
    :

    Amandava

  • Species
    :

    amandava

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 9 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : -
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Red Avadavat (Amandava amandava) is a species of bird in the Estrildidae family.

Subspecific information 3 Subspecies

  • Amandava amandava amandava (Pakistan, India, Nepal and Bangladesh)
  • Amandava amandava flavidiventris (Myanmar, s China, nw and c Thailand and the Lesser Sundas)
  • Amandava amandava punicea (se Thailand, Cambodia, s Vietnam, Java and Bali)

Foreign names

  • Bengali rouge,
  • Bengalí rojo,
  • Bengali,
  • Tigerfink,
  • tigrispinty,
  • Tijgervink,
  • Bengalino comune,
  • Röd tigerfink,
  • Tigerastrild,
  • amandava bodkovaná,
  • tygříček tečkovaný,
  • Tigerfinke,
  • punatiikeripeippo,
  • múnia roig,
  • Tígurstrildi,
  • bengalik czerwony,
  • zemeņu žubīte,
  • rdeči bengalček,
  • Тигровый астрильд,
  • Pipit benggala,
  • ベニスズメ,
  • 红梅花雀,
  • นกกระติ๊ดแดง,
  • 紅梅花雀,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Moist ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Wetlands (inland) : Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Plantations

Geographic range

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