Java Finch Padda oryzivora

Java Finch
Java Finch
The Java Finch, also called Java Sparrow and Java Rice Sparrow, comes from Indonesia's islands of Java, Bali and Bawean.
Java Sparrow
Java Sparrow
Java Finch
A gregarious bird like a sparrow but with a big, red, finch bill, the Java Finch is increasingly scarce in Indonesia due to habitat loss and persecution by rice farmers, but it has been introduced in other countries and is often kept as an aviary bird.
Java Sparrow
Java Sparrow
Java Finch juvenile
Male and female have similar plumage; juveniles (above right) are dull grey with a pale pink bill.
Java Finch
Java Finch
Java Sparrow
 
Java Sparrow
Java Sparrow
Java Finch
 
Java Sparrow
Java Sparrow white variety
Java Finch  white variety
The white variety is a domesticated form bred in aviculture along with the natural grey-plumaged variety of the wild.