Genus Padda


Timor Sparrow - Its appearance resembles the closely related Java Sparrow but is smaller than the latter and has different colored plumage. The Timor Sparrow inhabits to grasslands and lowlands of West Timor, Semau and Rote Island of Indonesia, and Timor-Leste. The diet consists mainly of rice and seeds.

Java sparrow - The Java Sparrow is a very gregarious bird which feeds mainly on grain and other seeds. It frequents open grassland and cultivation, and was formerly a pest in rice fields, hence its scientific name. The nest is constructed in a tree or building, and up to eight eggs are laid.

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Estrildidae
Genus : Padda