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A male Red Avadavat, which is also known by the names Strawberry Finch and Red Munia, spotted near Lumbini in southern Nepal. It has a reddish face and lower breast, and a brownish belly and upperparts, whilst the tail is black.

 

It has a black eye-stripe and a row of white spots that form a line underneath its eyes, as well as white spots all over the side of its body and on its wing feathers. The bill is reddish-orange with a black streak on two-thirds of the upper mandible, while the legs and feet are pinkish-grey. See also List of Thai Animal Names.

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  Red Avadavat