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Java Sparrow

Padda oryzivora


The Java Sparrow is 17 cm in length. The adult is unmistakable, with its grey upperparts and breast, pink belly, white-cheeked black head, red eye-ring, pink feet and thick red bill.


Taken in HK Park

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LauraMaria 12 years ago

Carolina, I was also confused after reading the description, but found out that there *are* white versions of this lovely sparrow, especially bred for pets! So it might be an escapee, or just a naturally occurring rarity :) Either way, what a pretty photo, nice shot!!

MichaelSze 12 years ago

i guess it is just white :)

SheaEckert 12 years ago

Ah!! So beautiful!

Carolina 12 years ago

Is this a baby or why it is white?

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香港 Hong Kong, 香港 Hong Kong, Paracel Islands

Spotted on May 22, 2011
Submitted on May 22, 2011

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