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Black-headed Munia Lonchura malacca sinensis   - Nest
Black-headed Munia
Photographer : © Amar-Singh HSS
Location :Malim Nawar Wetlands, Perak, Malaysia
Date : 25 April 2019
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 :A Black-headed Munia nest located 2 meters up in a bush overhanging a mining pool. Still active and may require a visit when the birds have fledged for measurements (none available locally).
-Amar
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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