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Black-headed Munia Lonchura malacca   - Juvenile beginning to moult into adult plumage
Black-headed Munia
Photographer : © Sudip Ghosh
Location :Dankuni Wetlands, Hooghly District, West Bengal, India
Date : 25 November 2017
English synonyms:Chestnut Munia (atricapilla), Tricoloured Munia, White-capped Munia (ferruginosa)
Bird Family :Estrildidae - Estrildine Finches - Avadavats, Parrotfinches, Silverbill, Munias, Waxbills
Bird Group :PASSERIFORMES
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :
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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