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Java Sparrow Lonchura oryzivora   - Nest hole
Java Sparrow
Photographer : © Amar-Singh HSS
Location :Limestone hills, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
Date : 20 April 2019
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 :This is one of their favourite nesting sites in the limestone hills; this pair use it every year. One will guard the nest will the other forages for prey for the young (presumed animal prey but no evidence yet).
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