People Are Obsessed With These Beautiful Birds Called Strawberry Finches | 22 Words

There is a reason why we've become completely obsessed with red avadavats lately. From their stunning red feathers to their bright beaks, they definitely know how to catch our eyes.

Keep scrolling to see some amazing snapshots of the strawberry finches in their natural habitats...

Bird watching is a popular activity.

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This recreational activity is most popular amongst retired folk who enjoy spending time in the countryside and wooded areas spotting their favorite species of bird.

But once in a while, a bird comes along that totally captivates the internet.

And the latest to take off may be one of the prettiest we've seen.

Introducing to you, the strawberry finch...

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Also known by their species name, the red avadavat.

These birds are known for their distinctive look...

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From their bright red feathers to the contrasting white spots, this bird has stolen all of our hearts.

They can be found all over Asia.

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But are most common in the tropical regions.

It is said that they only live in certain areas though...

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From open fields and grasslands to jungle clearings, gardens, and meadows.

They thrive best in warmer climates...

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And can lose their distinctive color if presented with drier and much colder environments.

That's why these birds, despite their name can come in other colors...

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Such as grey, white, and brown.

But they are not as stunning as when they are in their true form.

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For males, the red is specially designed to be considered "attractive" during mating season.

However, after the season is over...

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The males return to a similar appearance as their female counterparts.

Females have more of a mundane look.

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They have a dark brown crown, back, and tail with much fewer white spots.

And much younger strawberry finches are grey...

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But they grow to adapt to their environments.

The mating process involves more than just an attractive set of feathers though...

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Male finches must attract the females by performing a dance.

And it all starts with a stem...

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They have to woo their chosen mate with a piece of grass or a feather and hope they are accepted.

They usually travel in groups of 100...

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But once they have found their other halves, they can start building their homes together.

Aren't they just beautiful?

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The internet has been left in awe.

And for good reason...

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We've never seen such beautiful birds.

If you're ever lucky enough to see one...

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You'll be stunned.

And if you get to hear their call...

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Then you're even luckier. It sounds like a shrill, high-pitched "tee" sound.

Look at this little bunch!

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Strawberry finches can only grow up to 4 inches...

But they usually average out to 3.

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And they get very, very plump...

Exhibit A:

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This is one of the prettiest birds I have ever seen in my life.

If you're in the mood for more bird-content, keep scrolling...

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