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Java Sparrow (Padda oryzivora)

Origin : ASIA

Region : Indonesia

Estimated Population : 10000-2500 down

Class : Vulnerable

Page Reference : 600

Alternative Name : Java Finch; Java Rice Bird; Rice Bird; Rice Munia; Paddy Bird; Java Temple Bird

Visual courtesy Steve Nesbitt. Identification comment : The cockbird in front has a deeper red beak, more swollen beak and the eye ring is also thicker and redder than the hen bird with the blue ring.
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Book References
Authors Year Published Book Title Publisher ISBN No.
Clement, P., Harris, A. & Davis, J  1993 Finches & Sparrows - An Identification Guide (Colour Illustration)  Russel Friedman Books, Cape Town, South Africa  0 958 3223 4 1
Goodwin, D.  1982 Estrildid finches of the World  Oxford University Press, UK  0565 00832 3
Grimmett, R., Inskipp, C. & Inskipp, T.  1998 Birds of the Indian Subcontinent (Colour Illustration)  Christopher Helm, London, UK  0 7136 4004 9
Kingston, R.  1998 Keeping & Breeding Finches and seed-eaters (Colour Photographs)  Indruss Productions, Queensland, Australia  0 9585612 0 6
Multiple Authors  2000 Threatened Birds of the World  Barcelona & Cambridge, UK: Lynx Edicious and Birdlife International  0946888396 UK 84 87334 288 Spain
Restall, R.  1996 Munias and Mannikins (Colour Illustration)  Russel Friedman Books, Transvaal, South Africa  1 873403 51 8
Robiller, F.  1974 Cage & Aviary Birds  Almark Publishing Co. Ltd., Surrey, UK  085524 1640
Rutgers, A. & Norris, K.A. (eds)  1977 Encyclopedia of Aviculture, Volume 3  Blandford Press, Dorset, UK  0 7137 0802 6
Shephard, M.  1989 Aviculture in Australia - Keeping and Breeding Aviary Birds  Black Cockatoo Press, Victoria, Australia  09 588106 0 5
Trollope, J.  1992 Seed-Eating Birds - Their Care & Breeding  Blandford Press, London, UK  Unknown
Vriends, M.M. & Heming-Vriends, T.M.  2002 Hancock House Encyclopedia of Estrildid Finches (Colour Photograph)  Surrey, BC, Canada  0 88394934
Woolham, F.  1987 The Handbook of Avuculture (Colour Photograph)  Blandford Press, Dorset, UK  07137 1428X

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