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  • noun Plural form of amadavat.

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Examples

  • Some of the amadavats build nests in June, but the great majority breed during the winter months.

    A Bird Calendar for Northern India

  • The cheerful little _lals_ inside the cage soon begin to twitter and sing, and their calls attract the wild amadavats in the vicinity.

    A Bird Calendar for Northern India

  • October, with the result that in the earlier part of the present month parties of baby amadavats are to be seen enjoying the first days of their aerial existence.

    A Bird Calendar for Northern India

  • The tailor-birds, the ashy and the Indian wren-warblers, the brahminy mynas, the wire-tailed swallows, the amadavats, the sirkeer cuckoos, the pea-fowl, the water-hens, the common and the pied mynas, the cuckoo-shrikes and the orioles are all fully occupied with nursery duties.

    A Bird Calendar for Northern India

  • The "rains" breeding season of the amadavats or red munias is now over, and the bird-catcher issues forth to snare them.

    A Bird Calendar for Northern India

  • Selecting an open space near some tall grass in which amadavats are feeding, the bird-catcher sets down the cage and loosens the string so that the flap rests on the earth.

    A Bird Calendar for Northern India

  • His stock-in-trade consists of some seed and two or three amadavats in one of the pyramid-shaped wicker cages that can be purchased for a few annas in any bazaar.

    A Bird Calendar for Northern India

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