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Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Indian Silverbill

Sultanpur Village

Bharatpur - Jan 2012
The Indian Silverbill or White-throated Munia (Euodice malabarica) is a small passerine bird found in South Asia that was formerly considered to include the closely related African Silverbill (Euodice cantans). This estrildid finch is a common resident breeding bird in the dry regions of the Middle East and South Asia. It has also been introduced into many other parts of the world and has become established in some areas. They forage in small flocks in grassland and scrub habitats.

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