|Black-headed Munia Lonchura malacca malacca
|Photographer :|| © Prosenjit Singha Deo |
|Location :||Baruipur Grasslands, South 24 Parganas District, West Bengal, India|
4 November 2018|
|English synonyms:||Chestnut Munia (atricapilla), Tricoloured Munia, Tricolored Munia, White-capped Munia (ferruginosa)|
|Bird Family :||Estrildidae - Estrildine Finches - Avadavats, Parrotfinches, Silverbill, Munias, Waxbills |
|Bird Group :||PASSERIFORMES |
|Red Data Status :||Least Concern|
|Remarks :||The immature bird was hanging around with the adult in my other post. - PSD|
|Taxonomic Notes :||Lonchura malacca ferruginosa is treated by some authors as a separate species - White-capped Munia Lonchura ferruginosa.
Lonchura malacca atricapilla is treated by some authors as a separate species - Chestnut Munia Lonchura atricapilla.
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