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Java Sparrow Lonchura oryzivora   - Juvenile
Java Sparrow
Photographer : © Pramana Yuda
Location :Gadjah Mada University Campus, Yogyakarta, Java, Indonesia
Date : 27 September 2017
English synonyms:Java Finch, Temple Bird, Paradise Sparrow, Ricebird, Java Munia
Bird Family :Estrildidae - Estrildine Finches - Avadavats, Parrotfinches, Silverbill, Munias, Waxbills
Red Data Status :Vulnerable
Remarks :In the mid-September, I found a new feeding ground of Java Sparrow in Gadjah Mada University Campus. Around 60-70 young birds roosted in Manilkara Kauki Tree and Coconut Tree; feeding on grass seeds. It is the biggest flock of Java Sparrow that I have ever observed. - PY
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