|Black-headed Munia Lonchura malacca sinensis
|Photographer :|| © Amar-Singh HSS |
|Location :||Malim Nawar Wetlands, Perak, Malaysia|
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).
|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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