Red Avadavat, Red Munia Or Strawberry Finch
The Red Avadavat, Red Munia or Strawberry Finch (Amandava amandava) is a sparrow-sized bird of the family Estrildidae. It is found in the open fields and grasslands of tropical Asia.
Red Avadavats are found mainly on flat plains, in places with tall grasses or crops, often near water.
They are usually seen in small flocks, flying with rapid wing beats and descending into grass clumps where they are hard to observe. They feed mainly on grass seeds but will also take insects such as termites when they are available.