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Java Sparrow, Temple Bird Lonchura oryzivora   - Nesting
Java Sparrow, Temple Bird
Photographer : © Amar-Singh HSS
Location :Ipoh City, Perak, Malaysia
Date : 13 April 2016
English synonyms:Java Finch, Paradise Sparrow, Ricebird, Java Munia
Bird Family :Estrildidae - Estrildine finches - avadavats, parrotfinches, silverbill, munias, waxbills
Red Data Status :Vulnerable
Remarks :Java Sparrows are not a native bird but breed in the wild from released captives. There are a number of small stable populations in 3 locations around the city, largely centred on limestone outcroppings where they breeding. Nesting hole used by a pair for breeding purpose.
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