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Red-eared Parrotfinch

DE: Buntkopf-Papageiamadine, NL: Veelkleuren papegaai-amadine  (Coloria papegaai-amadine),
FR: Diamant de Mindanao, ES:  Pinzón Loro de Mindanao, IT: Diamante di monte Katangland,
PT: Diamante de mindanao, DK: Mangefarvet Papegøjeamadine, SW: Rödörad papegojamadin,
NO: Rødøreamadin, FI: Mindanaonparatiisipeippo, PL: Papuzik czerwonouchy,
CZ: Amada cervenouchá, HU: Sokszínű papagájamandina

Erythrura coloria

No subspecies

Origin: Mount Katlangad and Mount Apo on the Island Mindanao (Philippines)

Length: 10 cm.

Red-eared Parrotfinch (male)

Red-eared Parrotfinch (male)

Red-eared Parrotfinch (female)

Red-eared Parrotfinch (female)

Food: They live on seeds of grass, bamboo, herbaceous seeds and other small herb seeds; they sometimes eat insects as well.

Little is known about the social behaviour of these parrotfinches in the wild. They live in remote areas and are hard to observe.