Definitions for java sparrow
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a gray and red finch, Padda oryzivora, of the waxbill family, resident on Java and Bali and widely introduced elsewhere.
Origin of Java sparrow:
Java sparrow, Java finch, ricebird, Padda oryzivora(noun)
small finch-like Indonesian weaverbird that frequents rice fields
A species of finch Padda oryzivora, native of Java, but very commonly kept as a cage bird.
The Java Sparrow, also known as Java Finch, Java Rice Sparrow or Java Rice Bird is a small passerine bird. This estrildid finch is a resident breeding bird in Java, Bali and Bawean in Indonesia. It is a popular cagebird, and has been introduced in a large number of other countries. Some taxonomsts place this and the Timor Sparrow in their own genus Padda.
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