Madagascar Red Fody Foudia madagascariensis

Madagascar Red Fody male
Madagascar Red Fody male
The Madagascar Red Fody, also called just Red Fody and Red Cardinal Fody, is native to Madagascar.
Madagascar Red Fody male
Madagascar Red Fody
Madagascar Red Fody
In the breeding season, the male has a scarlet head, back and underside with black eye-rings (bandit mask), beak and tail, light grey sides and belly and black feathers bordered with light brown on the wings. The female is like a female sparrow.
Madagascar Red Fody
Madagascar Red Fody They have been introduced to other Indian Ocean islands.
Madagascar Red Fody