Red Avadavat

Red Avadavat

Red Avadavat is a sparrow sized bird of Munia or silver bill family. They are also known as Red Munia due to its colourful plumage in breeding season. It is a very popular cage bird. The scientific name Amandava or common name of Avadavat is derived from the city of Read more…

Scaly-breasted Munia

Scaly-breasted Munia

Scaly-breasted Munia species of munia is endemic to all of Asia. It is a known bird in pet trade. It is named so because of the prominent scaly design on the breast and stomach. They are also well known as Scaly-breasted Mannikin, Spice Finch, Spice Munia, Spotted Mannikin, Spotted Munia, Read more…

Black-headed Munia

Black-headed Munia

Black-headed Munia are very attractive species of munia widely found in India, Sri lanka and Southern China. They are also knowns as Black-headed Mannikin, Black-headed Nun, Indian Black-headed Munia, Three-coloured Nun, Tricoloured Mannikin, Tricoloured Nun. Gujarati Name શ્યામશિર તપશિયુ Scientific Name Lonchura malacca Scientific Family Estrildidae Status in Gujarat Resident Read more…